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William Burnet Tuthill

architect

William Burnet Tuthill, American architect.

Background

Tuthill, William Burnet was born on February 11, 1855 in New York City. Son of George and Jane (Price) Tuthill.

Education

Graduated from College City New York, 1875.

Career

With R. M. Hunt, architect, 1875-1877. Private practice architecture, 1877-1929. Secretary Oratorio Society of New York, 1881-1917.

Founder Society for Publication of America Music, 1919. Principal works include: Harlem Young Men’s Christian Association, 1888. (with Adler and Sullivan) Carnegie Hall (his greatest success, 1 of most acoustically perfect auditoriums in world), 1891.

Princeton (New Jersey) Inn., 1893. Author: Practical Lessons in Architectural Drawing, 1881. The City Residence, Its Design and Construction, 1890.

Works

  • Author: Practical Lessons in Architectural Drawing, 1881. The City Residence, Its Design and Construction, 1890.

Connections

Married Henrietta Corwin, 1881, 1 daughter, 1 son.

father:
George Tuthill

mother:
Jane (Price) Tuthill

spouse:
Henrietta Corwin