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Charles K. Hirzel was American architect. Registered professional architect, New York, New Jersey.


Hirzel, Charles K. was born on October 14, 1906 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Carl Henry and Clara (Koch) Hirzel.


Bachelor of Architecture, University Pennsylvania, 1927. Master of Architecture, University Pennsylvania, 1930.


Draftsman, renderer George E. Crane, 1926. Draftsman Cherry and Matz, 1927-1928. Draftsman, designer, renderer, construction inspector Vahan Hagopian, New York City, 1929, 31-33, 46-56.

Draftsman Georgina Pope Yeatman, 1929-1930, Austin Company, New York City, 1930, 1940. Draftsman, designer R.H. Macy & Company, 1930-1931. Commercial artist Senff and Lang, 1932-1933.

Draftsman M.V. Liddell, 1934-1935. Draftsman, designer Long Island Lighting Company, Mineola, New York, 1940-1945. Draftsman, designer, construction inspector Francis Keally Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, New York City, 1940, 1957—1970, 1976—1977.

Draftsman Spence and Rigolo, 1945-1946, Myron R. Dassett, 1950-1968. Consultant architect Lutheran Church American, 1957, 1960—1974. Managing associate Morris Ketchum, Junior, Fellow of the American Institute of Architects & Associate, 1970.

Draftsman Meier-Marus, Long Island, 1977, 1979, 1981, George A. Bielich, 1971. Designer, draftsman Giorgio Cavaglieri, Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, New York City, 1978-1979. Draftsman, designer P.H. Tuan, 1980, 82.


  • Registered professional architect, New York, New Jersey.


  • Other Work

    • Principal works include modernization Christian Science Reading Room and Office, New York City, addition St. James Episcopal Church, Fordham, New York, alterations Collegiate School, New York City, site plan and 1st unit St. John Greek Orthodox Church, Tenafly, New Jersey. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Board directors Lutheran Social Services, New York City. Board directors Covenant Lutheran Church, Ridgewood, New York, organist, choir director, 1936-1942. Member, secretary commission on church architecture Lutheran Church in American.

Member finance and personnel committee Lutheran Committee Services and antecedents. Member American Institute of Architects (chairman committee New York chapter), New York Society Architects (professional practices-ethics committee, building code committee), National Trust History Preservation.


  • Other Interests

    Gardening, church choir, travel.


Married Helen E. Vogt, December 5, 1936.

Carl Henry Hirzel

Clara (Koch) Hirzel

Helen E. Vogt