William Harold Lee
William Harold Lee (December 9, 1884 – February 3, 1971) was an American 20th century movie theater designer and later the chief architect for Eastern College. He was a protégé of acclaimed Phi...
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Richard L. Crowther
Richard L. Crowther, FAIA (December 16, 1910 – December 25, 2006) was an architect and author who achieved international renown for his progressive holistic compositions, particularly his pionee...
Eugene De Rosa
Eugene L. De Rosa (1894 – c. 1945) was an Italian American architect. He worked in New York City and specialized in the design of theatres.De Rosa's business flourished from 1918 to 1929 and was at it...
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Maurice Herman Finkel
Maurice Herman Finkel (1888–1949) was an American architect and Yiddish theater actor. Born in Bessarabia, Russian Empire, Finkel immigrated to the United States as a child and became involved with Yi...
St. Matthew's German Evangelical Lutheran Church
The German Evangelical Lutheran Church of Charleston, South Carolina, was incorporated on December 3, 1840. Through usage and custom the Church is now known as St. Matthew's German Evangelical Luther...
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Henry Beaumont Herts
Henry Beaumont Herts (1871 – 1933) was an American architect. Herts was born in New York City, attended, but did not graduate from, Columbia University, and apprenticed under Bruce Price. He studied...
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C. Howard Crane
Charles Howard Crane (August 13, 1885 in Hartford, Connecticut, USA – August 14, 1952 in London, England) was an American architect.
Born in Hartford, Connecticut, Crane established a practice in ...
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William E. Lehman (architect)
William E. Lehman (1874-1951) was an architect based in New Jersey. He designed numerous theaters. He designed Proctor's Palace in Yonkers, New York. His firm was founded in 1896. His firm was in Newa...
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Herbert J. Krapp
Herbert J. Krapp (1887, New York City, - 1973) was a theatre architect and designer in the early part of the twentieth century.Krapp was an apprentice with the Herts & Tallant firm, where he was i...
Rapp and Rapp
The architectural firm Rapp and Rapp was active in Chicago, Illinois during the early 20th century. The brothers Cornelius Ward Rapp (1861-1926) and George Leslie Rapp (1878–1942) of Carbondale, Illi...
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B. Marcus Priteca
Benjamin Marcus Priteca (December 23, 1889 – October 1, 1971) was born in Glasgow, Scotland. A theater architect, he is best known for his work for Alexander Pantages.
Priteca graduated from the U...
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Arland W. Johnson
Arland W. Johnson (July 12, 1896 – December 25, 1968) was an American architect. His work included theaters such as Proctor's Theatre (Troy, New York).
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Raymond M. Kennedy
Raymond McCormick Kennedy was the guiding light and architect of the Grauman's Chinese Theater that opened in May 1927.
Raymond McCormick Kennedy was born in New Brighton, Pennsylvania in 1891. He...
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R. Harold Zook
Roscoe Harold Zook (1889 – 1949) was an American architect best known for his work in suburban Chicago, Illinois. He received a degree in architecture from the Armour Institute of Technology (now Il...
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Clarence H. Blackall
Clarence Howard Blackall (1857–1942) was an American architect who is estimated to have designed 300 theatres.
Blackall was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1857. He attended college at the Universit...
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G. Albert Lansburgh
Gustave Albert Lansburgh (January 7, 1876 – April, 1969) was an American architect, largely known for his work on luxury cinemas and theatres. He was the principal architect of theaters on the West Co...
Paul C. Reilly
Paul Cornelius Reilly (1890–1984) was an American architect who designed many buildings for Catholic clients. He is also remembered for his design of Manhattan theatres.
Reilly was born in...
Walter W. Ahlschlager
Walter William Ahlschlager (July 19, 1887 – March 28, 1965) was a 20th-century American architect who had his offices in Chicago for many years. In 1940, he established an office in Dallas, Texas. He ...
Boller Brothers
Boller Brothers, also spelled as Boller Bros., was an architectural firm based in Kansas City, Missouri which specialized in theater design in the Midwest of the United States during the first half of...
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John Eberson
John Adolph Emil Eberson (1875–1954) was a European born American architect best known for the development and promotion of movie palace designs in the atmospheric theatre style.
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John William Merrow
John William Merrow (August 15, 1874 – April 11, 1927) was a New York City theater architect.
John William Merrow, son of Moses H. and Ella R. A. (Proctor) Merrow, was born in New Hampton, N...
Charleston Female Seminary
The Charleston Female Seminary, also known as Miss Kelly's School, was a private Christian school for wealthy white girls in Charleston, South Carolina.
The school was opened in 1870 by Henrietta ...
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Peter Grain
Peter Grain (1785? - 1857) was a French-American artist who achieved success in the United States. Known for his panoramas, landscapes, portraits, dioramas, portrait miniatures, and theatrical designs...
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S. Charles Lee
S. Charles Lee (September 5, 1899 - January 27, 1990) was an American architect recognized as one of the most prolific and distinguished motion picture theater designers on the West Coast.
Simeon ...
Samuel Tilden Norton
Samuel Tilden Norton (January 21, 1877 – February 16, 1959), or S. Tilden Norton as he was known professionally, was a Los Angeles-based architect active in the first decades of the 20th century. Duri...
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John Henry Devereux
John Henry Devereux (26 July 1840 – 16 March 1920), also called John Delorey before 1860, was an American architect and builder best known for his designs in Charleston, South Carolina. According to t...
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Stiles O. Clements
Stiles Oliver Clements (March 2, 1883 – January 15, 1966) was an architect practicing in Los Angeles and Southern California.
Clements trained at the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris. He was a ke...
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