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Architect , educator

Frank Blair Reeves, American architect, educator. Named Beinecke-Reeves Distinguished Chair in Architectural Preservation, 1994.

Background

Reeves, Frank Blair was born on June 5, 1922 in Beaumont, Texas, United States. Son of William Garland and Hazel Ann (Blackburn) Reeves.

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University Texas, 1948. Postgraduate, Architectural Association, London, 1945. Master in Architecture, University Florida, 1953.

Career

Associate architect Stone and Pitts (Architects), Beaumont, Texas, 1946-1949. Member faculty department architecture University Florida, 1949-1987, now professor emeritus, director graduate program in architectural preservation, 1970-1987. Supervising architect History American buildings Survey, 1958-1971.

Consultant architectural preservation, since 1960. Co-founder Preservation Institute, Nantucket. Member advisory board National Center Preservation Technology and Training, since 1993.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to Journal American Institute of Architects.

Religion

The teaching of Bible shows methods by which a man can obtain salvation.

Politics

Christian discipleship is a commitment to work for social and political change of the community you live in.

Views

Every Church member should be trusted with responsibilities. In building the local Methodist groups or 'societies', they should be trained to maintain the meetings and give pastoral care and challenge to the members.

Membership

Member Florida Bicentennial Commission, 1972-1976. Served with United States Army, 1943-1946. Fellow American Institute of Architects (Florida Association special citation for preservation 1976, American Institute of Architects Foundation Octagon committee since 1991).

Member National Trust History Preservation (trustee emeritus, Louise DuPont Crowninshield award 1987), Florida Trust History Preservation (trustee emeritus), Delta Tau Delta.

Connections

Married Mary Nell Gibson, August 3, 1948. 1 son, William Gibson.

father:
William Garland Reeves

mother:
Hazel Ann (Blackburn) Reeves

spouse:
Mary Nell Gibson