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Eldridge Hirst Lovelace Edit Profile

Civil engineer , City planner , Landscape architect

Eldridge Hirst Lovelace was American landscape architect, city planner, civil engineer. Achievements include development of comprehensive plans for 100 American cities; development of master plans for military bases in United States, Pacific, Hawaii and P.I; development of final design plans for Jefferson National Expansion Memorial (The Arch), St. Louis.

Background

Lovelace, Eldridge Hirst was born on March 16, 1913 in Kansas City, Kansas, United States. Son of Charles Wilson and Eva (Hirst) Lovelace.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Landscape Architecture, University Illinois, 1935.

Career

With Harland Bartholomew & Associates, Inc., St. Louis, 1935-1981, member, 1943-1979, chairman board, 1979-1981. Vice president International Federation Landscape Architects, 1975-1977, secretary general, 1980-1981.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of comprehensive plans for 100 American cities. Development of master plans for military bases in United States, Pacific, Hawaii and P.I. Development of final design plans for Jefferson National Expansion Memorial (The Arch), St. Louis.

Membership

Member board commissioners Tower Grove Park, since 1971, president 1986-1994. Fellow American Society Landscape Architects (past secretary), American Society of Civil Engineers. Member American Institute Certified Planners.

Connections

Married Marjorie Van Evera, May l5, 1937. Children: Jean (Mistress William C. Stinchcombe), Richard.

father:
Charles Wilson Lovelace

mother:
Eva (Hirst) Lovelace

spouse:
Marjorie Van Evera

child:
Jean Lovelace (Mistress William C. Stinchcombe)

child:
Richard Lovelace