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Architect

James Arthur Kingsland, French, American architect. Registered New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Ohio, Florida, Iowa, West Virginia, District of Columbia. Member building committee Young Men’s Christian Association, 1978—1982; Member of American Institute of Architects, Century Association, Regional Plan Association, Knickerbocker Club.

Background

Kingsland, James Arthur was born on April 9, 1924 in Paris. Son of Arthur Ambrose Kingsland and Constance Irene (Vasselier).

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, Yale University, 1947.

Career

Designer, project manager Harrison & Abramovitz, New York City, 1949—1975. Partner Abramovitz-Harris-Kingsland, 1976—1985, Abramovitz-Kingsland-Schiff, New York City, since 1985. Visiting project critic Columbia University Architectural School.

Board directors Lavanburg Foundation, since 1974. Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946, PTO.

Achievements

  • Registered New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Ohio, Florida, Iowa, West Virginia, District of Columbia.

Membership

Member building committee Young Men’s Christian Association, 1978—1982. Member of American Institute of Architects, Century Association, Regional Plan Association, Knickerbocker Club.

Connections

Married Eve Grantham Kingsland, January 21, 1983. Children from previous marriage: Enid Lucia, Christopher James, Nicholas Corbin.

father:
Arthur Ambrose Kingsland Kingsland

mother:
Constance Irene (Vasselier) Kingsland

spouse:
Eve Grantham Kingsland