ARCHITECTS 1860-1970

This is a list of architects working in the Greater Grand Rapids Area from 1860 - 1970.  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

Jon Baker

George Baumgartner AIA

Thomas Benjamin & Son

Adrian Benjamin

Thomas Bisbee AIA

Paul Bower FAIA

Antoine Campau AIA

William M. Clarke

Harry Colton AIA

Charles Crowe

Henry Crow

Daverman Associates

Ralph Demmon AIA

Marvin DeWinter AIA

Russell, Donker (Engineer)

Dykema, Carmen & Dykema

C. M. Essebagger

Edgar J. Firant AIA

James Frimodig AIA

Don P. Fritz AIA

Jan T. Gaastra AIA

Louise Gilleo

John Grady

Jerry Hanson

James Haveman AIA

Ben Hertel | Exhibitor's Building

Robert Hicks AIA

Arleigh Hitchcock

Charles Hornbach AIA

C.F. Kettle

Ernest King AIA

E. John Knapp AIA - Entry under construction

Carl Kohler, AIA

Don J. Lakie

Pierre Lindhout

Philip D. Lundwall FAIA

Walter S. MacDonald

Alexander McColl | Rozema House in Ottawa Hills

M. Brice MacMillan AIA

Wayne McClure  |  McClure and the 1959 Parade of Homes

Wilifred McLaughlin AIA

Harry L. Mead

George R. Morris

James Nachtegall AIA

Charles Norton

Charles A. O'Bryon AIA

Sidney Eugene Osgood AIA

Sidney J. Osgood FAIA

David Post AIA

William Rindge AIA

Kenneth Rindge AIA

Frederick Robinson AIA

William G. Robinson

A.W. Rush & Son

John F. Smith

Christian Steketee AIA

Steenwyk AIA

George Stone

James Terzes AIA

William Thrall AIA

Fred Turnball

Henry H. Turner AIA

John VandenBogart

Harris VerSchure AIA

Peter Van Putten AIA

C. H. Vierheillig 


H. H. Weemhoff

Kenneth Welch AIA

J. J. Wernette (Engineer)

Ruben Wheeler

Robert Wiggins AIA

William Williamson

Robert Wold AIA

Emil Zillmer AIA

Carl Zillmer AIA



J. J. Aroner, Chicago

Billinham & Cobb, Kalamazoo

Gunner Birkerts

Breilmaer & Son, Milwaukee

Norman F. Carver Jr. AIA    |   Carver's Katydid House

Alden Dow, A.I.A., Midland

Eames, Ray & Charles, California

Eggers & Higgins, New York City

Raymond A. Freeburg, Jamestown, New York

Charles Goodman AIA, Washington, D.C.

Warren Holmes AIA, Lansing, Michigan

Louis Kingscott AIA,  Kalamazoo, Michigan

Michael Kotteles AIA, Grand Haven, Michigan

George Kingsley, Chicago, Illinois

Lindhout, Detroit, Michigan

Marion Mahony Griffin, Chicago, Australia

Erich Mendelsohn, Berkeley, California

George Nelson, New York City and Zeeland, Michigan(Herman MIller)  |  Dunlap House Interior - George Nelson Office

Richard Neutra, Los Angeles, California

Wirt Rowland, Detroit, Michigan

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Chicago, Illinois

Smith, Hinchman & Grylls, Detroit, Michigan

VanderMeiden, John, A.I.A., Grand Haven, Michigan

Warren & Wetmore

Weese, Harry, Chicago, Illinois