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Richard Thomas Faricy, American architect. Registered architect, Minnesota.


Faricy, Richard Thomas was born on June 1, 1928 in St. Paul. Son of Roland J. and Clare (Sullivan) Faricy.


Vice president The Cerny Associates, Minneapolis, 1961-1971. Executive vice president Winsor/Faricy Architects, Inc., St. Paul, 1971-1996. Founding principal Symmes Maini McKee Association/Winsor Faricy, 1996—2001.

Consultant architect Collaborative Design Group, since 2001. President Minnesota Architectural Foundation, 1986. Trustee American Museum Asmat Art, since 1995.


  • Registered architect, Minnesota.


  • Other Work

    • Principal works include: Raughurst Library., Jamestown, North Dakota, Warren E. Burger Library. At William Mitchell College Law, St. Paul, Collier County Courthouse, Naples, Florida, Bandana Square, St. Paul, Como Park Conservatory Restoration, St. Paul, Earl Brown Heritage Center, Brooklyn Center, Minnesota.


President Merrick Community Center, St. Paul, 1969. President Ramsey County History Society, 1981-1982. Chairman Blue Cross Blue Shield Minnesota, 1974-1977, health maintenance organization Minnesota, 1974-1976.

Board directors Minnesota State Arts Board, 1988-1994, HealthEast Foundation, 1987-1999, James J. Hill Reference Library., 1996-1999. Board directors Friends St. Paul Public Library., 19862000, president, 1992-1995. Trustee Minnesota Museum Art, 1980-1986.

Commissioner St. Paul Heritage Preservation Commission, 1986-1987, since 2002. Vice president Historic St. Paul, 2001^. Board zoning appeals, St. Paul, since 2001.

Vice chairman Mounds Midway Foundation, 1987-1991. Board directors sponsor board Baptist Hospital Fund, since 1991. 1st lieutenant United States Army Reserve, 1952-1957.

Fellow American Institute of Architects (national housing committee 1984-1992, trustee American Institute of Architects Benefit Insurance Trust 1986-1989). Member Minnesota Society Architects (director 1973-1977, chair Insurance Trust 1984-1986), St. Paul American Institute of Architects (president 1974), St. Paul Athletic Club (president 1980).


Married Carole Murphy, June 24, 1961. Children: Althea, Bridget.

Roland J. Faricy

Clare (Sullivan) Faricy

Carole Murphy

Althea Faricy

Bridget Faricy