Sturgis, Russell

Born: Oct 16, 1836 AD
Died: 1909 AD, at 72 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Architects


1836 - Born in Baltimore County, Maryland on the 16th of October.

1856 - He graduated from the Free Academy in New York.

1862 - He returned to the United States. He designed Battell Chapel and Farnham and Durfee Halls at Yale.

1880 - He was in Europe and for a short time after his return was secretary of the New York Municipal Civil Service Board.

1889 - He was president of the Architectural League of New York.

1895 - He was first president of the Fine Arts Federation.

         - He was a member of the National Society of Mural Painters, the National Sculpture Society, the National Academy of Design, and the New York chapter of the American Institute of Architects.

1896 - He wrote European Architecture.

1901 - He edited A Dictionary of Architecture and Building with architect Charles Amos Cummings,

1903 - How to Judge Architecture.

1904 - The Appreciation of Sculpture.

1905 - His lectures in Chicago being published under the title The Interdependence of the Arts of Design.

         - The Appreciation of Pictures.

         - A Study of the Artist's Way of Working in the Various Handicrafts and Arts of Design.

1906 - An unfinished History of Architecture.

1909 - Died on the 11th of February.

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