Welcome, guest! ~ Login ~ Register 

Quick Search:

S9.com / Biographies /

Wright, Henry

Born: 1878 AD
Died: 1936 AD, at 58 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Architects


1878 - Born in Lawrence, Kansas


1872 - married Carrie Buchan



- planned out the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis and the designs of parks and park ways in Kansas City, Denver, and in Cincinnati


1909 - independently worked after being under Frederick Law Olmsted's influence


1923 - joined with Clarence Stein in planning the Garden City communities in the New York area



- built (alongside Stein) Sunnyside Gardens in Queens, New York


1926 - wrote the classic report A Plan for the State of New York while he was the planning advisor for the New York State Housing and Regional Planning Commission


1928 - also built it in Radburn, New Jersey but it was never completed


1936 - the US architect died


Page last updated: 11:20pm, 17th Sep '06