ARCHITECTS 1850-1980

This is a list of architects working in the Greater Grand Rapids Area from 1850 - 1980.  This includes some architects from from across the nation that designed homes or buildings in Grand Rapids. Note: It is a work in progress.  If you know of an architect missing from this list, use the Contact Form.  Eventually each name will be linked to more information about the architect or builder or to a principal work they designed.


Frank P. Allen & Son

Frank P. Allen Jr.

Roger Allen FAIA

Robert Amor AIA

J. J. Aroner

John Baker AIA

George Baumgarten AIA

Solon Beman

Thomas Benjamin & Son

Adrian Benjamin

Billingham & Cobb, Kalamazoo

Guido Binda

Gunner Birkerts FAIA, Ann Arbor

Harvey Bisbee AIA

Thomas Bisbee AIA

Milton Blair

Marian F. Blood AIA

Paul Bower FAIA

Breilmaer & Son, Milwaukee

Lawrence Buck, Chicago

Asbury Buckley, Chicago

Antoine Campau AIA

George Gay Carman and Ottawa Hills Neighborhood

Carsen, Lundin & Shaw

Norman F. Carver, Jr. FAIA

William M. Clarke AIA

Henry Ives Cobb

Harry Colton AIA

Coolidge & Hogdon, Chicago

Charles Crowe AIA

Henry Crow

Jacob Daverman, George Daverman, Edward Herman Daverman, Joseph Theodore Daverman, Herbert George Daverman, Robert L. Daverman (list in progress)

Daverman Associates

Lee DeCamp

Ralph Demmon AIA

F.H. DeShane

Marvin DeWinter AIA

Russell F. Donker Associates (Engineering & Architecture)

Alden Dow, Midland

Dozema (?)

Claude Dykema, George Gay Carmen (see above) | Dykema, Carmen & Dykema

Charles & Ray Eames

Eggers & Higgins, New York

Cornelius M. Essebagger

Edgar J. Firant AIA

Raymond Freeburg (Jamestown, New York)

John Rennell Frimodig AIA

Don P. Fritz AIA

Jan T. Gaastra AIA

Bayard K. Gibson, Chicago

Louise Gilleo

Joseph Gonzales, Chicago

John Grady

Hamilton Anderson, Detroit

Jerry Hanson

Henry J. Harkes, Cleveland

James K. Haveman AIA

Anders Edward Hjerstadt

Benjamin Hertel | Exhibitor's Building

Robert Hicks AIA

Arleigh Hitchcock

Holabird & Roche, Chicago

David S. Hopkins

Warren Holmes, Lansing

Charles Hornbach AIA

Harvey Wheeler Jackson

Albert Kahn, Detroit

William Kessler, Detroit

Charles F. Kettle

Ernest King AIA

George Kingsley, Chicago

E. John Knapp AIA - Entry under construction

Frederick Knecht AIA

Carl Ray Kohler, AIA

Robert Kuhn

Donald J. Lakie

Louis Lehle

Pierre Lindhout

William Lindhout AIA

Philip D. Lundwall FAIA

Walter S. MacDonald

Harry D. MacEachron

William H. McCarty Jr.

Alexander McColl  AIA | Rozema House in Ottawa Hills

Wayne McClure

John Randall McDonald (Magazine Plans)

M. Brice McMillan AIA

Wayne McClure  |  McClure and the 1959 Parade of Homes

Wilifred McLaughlin AIA

Mason & Rice, Detroit

Harry L. Mead FAIA

George R. Morris

Elijah E. Myers

James Bernard Nachtegall AIA

Charles Martin Norton AIA

Charles A. O'Bryon AIA

Sidney Eugene Osgood AIA

Sidney J. Osgood FAIA

Donnelly W. Palmer

James Parent, Kalamazoo

Perry-Shaw & Hepburn

David Post AIA | Post & McMillan | Post, McMillan & Palmer | Post Associates

James Price

Frank Leroy Proctor

William Lester Rindge AIA

W. Kenneth Rindge AIA

Carl Robinson

Frederick Robinson AIA

William G. Robinson

Wirt Rowland, Smith Hinchman & Grylls, Detroit

Carl Rudine

A.W. Rush & Son

Ron Rusling

Arthur O. Schmidt (Detroit?)

Ralph Seeger

Skidmore, Owings, Merrill, Chicago

John F. Smith

Smith Hinchman & Grylls, Detroit

Otto Stark, Chicago

Steenwyk AIA

Christian Steketee AIA

Steenwyk AIA

George L. Stone

A.M. Strauss

Meijer J. Sturm, Chicago

James Terzes AIA

Victor Emile Thebaud, AIA

William Thrall AIA

Captain Frederick Lorraine Turnball

Henry H. Turner AIA

John VandenBogart

Harris VerSchure AIA

Peter Van Putten AIA

Vickersk & Jackson

C. H. Vierheillig 


Harold E. Wagoner (?)

Stewart Walker | Walker-Gillette, New York

Warren & Wetmore, New York

H. H. Weemhoff AIA

Harry Weese, Chicago

Kenneth Welch AIA

J. J. Wernette (Engineer)

Ruben Wheeler

Robert Wiggins AIA

William Williamson

Winslow & Bigelow

Robert Wold AIA

James Wood

Frank Lloyd Wright (Meyer May House on Seven GR Buildings Virtual Tour)

Richard Wright

Matthew Wylie, New York

Yamasaki & Leinweber

York & Sawyer

Emil Zillmer AIA

Carl Zillmer AIA