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Architect

Robert Senger Hutchins, American architect. Licensed architect, New York. Winner Goucher College competition, 1938, Village Hall competition Garden City, New York, 1950.

Background

Hutchins, Robert Senger was born on December 13, 1907 in Oakland, California, United States. Son of Thomas Boyd and Alice Louise (Senger) Hutchins.

Education

Bachelor of Arts California, 1928. Bachelor of Architecture, University Pennsylvania, 1929. Master in Architecture, University Pennsylvania, 1930.

Career

Apprentice Delano & Aldrich, New York City, 1930-1933. Private practice architecture, 1933-1937, Moore & Hutchins Partnership, 1937-1972. Partner Hutchins, Evans & Lefferts, 1972-1985.

Director building services United Service Organizations, 1942-1946. Member Commission on Church Building, Diocese New York, 1965-1970.

Achievements

  • Licensed architect, New York.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Works include campus plans and numerous buildings, Goucher College, Baltimore, New York, specializing, State University of New York, Harpur College, Binghamton. St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York, Staten Island Community College, New York, St. Timothy's School, Baltimore, Cazenovia (New York ) College, also numerous other schools, colleges, universities, churches, United States Battle Monuments Commission permanent military cemetery, Carthage, North Africa, United States Ambassador's Residence, Dakar, Senegal, Village Hall, Garden City, New York, Community Church, Glen Rock, New Jersey, Graduate School Business, Columbia University, supervising architect, Vassar College, 1960-1985.

Membership

Trustee St. Timothy's School, 1953-1967, president, 1956-1960. Trustee Mary I. Bassett Hospital, Cooperstown, Barnard College, 1955-1976, Cathedral St. John the Divine, New York City, 1964-1970, St. Hilda's and St. Hugh's School, 1976-1990. Board directors Farmers Museum, Cooperstown.

Honorary trustee Metropolitan Museum, New York City, 1977-1990. Fellow American Institute of Architects (president New York chapter 1954-1956, chairman education committee 1966-1968, chancellor college fellows 1974-1975). Member New York State History Association (trustee), National Academy of Design (member council 1974-1977, president 1977-1989), Society Mayflower Descendants, Order St. John of Jerusalem.

Clubs: Century Association (New York City).

Connections

Married Evelyn Reed (Brooks), October 12, 1934. Children: Robert Ayer, Elizabeth O. Hutchins Bronnert.

father:
Thomas Boyd Hutchins

mother:
Alice Louise (Senger) Hutchins

spouse:
Evelyn Reed

child:
Robert Ayer Hutchins

child:
Elizabeth O. Hutchins Bronnert Hutchins