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George Augustus Licht

architect

George Augustus Licht, American architect. Awarded Paris prize (1st holder) by Society of Beaux Arts Architects, 1904, Grande Medaille by Societe Centrale des Architectes Francais, 1906, Gold Medal of Architectural League of New York, 1906. Fellow American Institute of Architects.; Member Architectural League of New York, New York Society of Architects, Beaux Arts Institute of Design, New Rochelle Art Association.

Background

Licht, George Augustus was born on November 4, 1878 in New York, New York, United States. Son of Lawrence and Anna (Becket) Licht.

Education

Student Atelier Freedlander, New York, 1900-1903, Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, under Jean Louis Pascol, 1904-1906.

Career

Became associated with Delano and Aldrich, architects, New York, 1908, partner, 1914. Visiting critic of design, Princeton, 1923-1926, of advanced design, Columbia, 1926-1930, New York University, 1930-1932.

Membership

Fellow American Institute of Architects. Member Architectural League of New York, New York Society of Architects, Beaux Arts Institute of Design, New Rochelle Art Association.

Connections

Married Clara Belle Tibbits, September 8, 1903. Children: George Tibbits, Richard Homer, Organized and conducted Atelier Licht, New York, 1908-1938.

father:
Lawrence Licht

mother:
Anna (Becket) Licht

spouse:
Clara Belle Tibbits

children:
George Tibbits Licht

Richard Homer Licht

Organized and conducted Atelier Licht

New York Licht

1908-1938 Licht