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Francis Richmond Allen

architect

Francis Richmond Allen, American architect. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects, 1895.

Background

Allen, Francis Richmond was born on November 22, 1843 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Frederick Deane and Mary Richmond (Baylies) Allen.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Amherst, 1865. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1876-1877. M. Vandremer’s atelier École des Beaux Arts, Paris, 1877-1878.

Honorary Master of Arts, Williams, 1905. Doctor of Laws, Amherst, 1912.

Career

With Allen, Lane & Company, Boston, 1865-1877. In practice of architecture, 1879-1924. Member Allen & Collens, Boston and New York, 1904-1926.

Principal works: 8 buildings, Williams College. 12 buildings, Vassar College. Woman’s Hospital, 110th St., New York.

Emmanuel Church, Boston. Memorial Hospital, Canandaigua, New York. Union Theological Seminary buildings, New York.

Andover Theological Seminary building, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Also hospitals, residences, office buildings, etc.

Membership

Fellow) The American Institute of Architects, 1895.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Bradlee Wood, January 5, 1875.

father:
Frederick Deane Allen

mother:
Mary Richmond (Baylies) Allen

spouse:
Elizabeth Bradlee Wood