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Architect , educator

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


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


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


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.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to Journal American Institute of Architects.


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


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


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.


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.


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

William Garland Reeves

Hazel Ann (Blackburn) Reeves

Mary Nell Gibson