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Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor

Born: 1869 AD
Died: 1924 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Architects

1869 – Born in Pomfret on the 28th of April.

1911 – He received an honorary degree from Trinity College.

1884 – He moved to New York to apprentice at the architectural firm of Renwick, Aspinwall and Russell.

1891 – Goodhue’s apprenticeship ended when he won a design competition for St. Matthew’s in Dallas.

1896 – He created the Cheltenham typeface for use by a New York printer, Cheltenham Press.

1897 – He was befriended by a group of young, artistic intellectuals involved in the founding of the Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston.

1891 – Cram and Goodhue formed the architectural firm of Cram, Wentworth, and Goodhue, renamed Cram, Goodhue and Ferguson in 1898.

1915 – Goodhue re-interpreted a masterful Spanish Baroque complete with Churrigueresque detailing, for El Prado.

1924 – Died on the 23rd of April.