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Charles Butler

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Charles Butler, American architect. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (past president New York chapter, director); member Societe des Architectes Diplomes par le Gouvernment Français, Chevalier de la Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur’Honneur.

Background

Butler, Charles was born on October 14, 1870 in Scarsdale, New York, United States. Son of Benjamin Franklin and Ellen Grenville (Parker) Butler.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Columbia. 1891, Doctor of Letters, 1930. Government diploma in architecture, École des Beaux Arts, Paris, 1897.

Doctor of Science, Renssalaer Polytechnic Institute, 1931.

Career

Began practice, New York City, 1899. Associate with Cary S. Rodman until his death, 1911. Associate with others under title Robert D. Kohn, Charles Butler and associate.

Designed Children’s Hospital at Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1909. New building for Department of Interior. Washington, 1915; camp hospital, at Camp McClellan.

Alabama, 1918; permanent military hospital for French Ministry of War, at Issy-les-Moulineaux, France. Nurses Home, Semi-Private Pavilion, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. Temple Emanu-El, New York.

Chronic Disease Hospital, Welfare Island, New York (with York and Sawyer), 1937-1939. Was attached to French Ministry of War, as expert in hospital construction, 1915-1916. Past president State Board Examiners of Architects.

Collaborator for Board Design, New York World’s Fair, 1939.

Works

  • Authors: Hospital Planning (with Addison Erdman).

Membership

Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (past president New York chapter, director). Member Societe des Architectes Diplomes par le Gouvernment Français, Chevalier de la Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur’Honneur. Clubs: Century, (New York City).

Connections

Married Elizabeth Van Nostrand Marvin, February 10, 1917.

father:
Benjamin Franklin Butler

mother:
Ellen Grenville (Parker) Butler

spouse:
Elizabeth Van Nostrand Marvin