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Charles Collens

architect

Charles Collens, American architect. member firm Allen, Collens & Willis, Boston; (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects; member Boston Society Architects, National Academy Design, Beaux Arts Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Psi Upsilon.

Background

Collens, Charles was born on October 14, 1873 in New York City. Son of Charles Terry and Mary Abbely (Wood) Collens.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1896. Student Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris.

Career

Senior member firm Allen, Collens & Willis, Boston. Architect buildings Union Theological Seminary, New York City, Memorial Chapel, Williams College, library, art buildings Vassar College, library Ohio State University, library and chapel Mount Holyoke College, Newton City Hall, Andover Theological Seminary, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Park Avenue Baptist Church, New York City, Hartford Theological Seminary, Riverside Church, New York City, Cloister Museum, New York City, and others.

Membership

Member firm Allen, Collens & Willis, Boston. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects. Member Boston Society Architects, National Academy Design, Beaux Arts Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Psi Upsilon.

Clubs: St. Botolph (Boston).

Connections

Married Margaret Winsor, May 20, 1903. Children: Margaret Lyman, Charles Terry, Linda.

father:
Charles Terry Collens

mother:
Mary Abbely (Wood) Collens

spouse:
Margaret Winsor

children:
Margaret Lyman Collens

Charles Terry Collens

Linda Collens