Henry Hobson Richardson

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Henry Hobson Richardson
H. H. Richardson in National Portrait Gallery IMG 4424.JPG
Close-up of Henry Hobson Richardson, portrait by Sir Hubert von Herkomer from the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.
Born(1838-09-29)September 29, 1838
Priestly Plantation, St. James Parish, Louisiana, U.S.
DiedApril 27, 1886(1886-04-27) (aged 47)
Brookline, Massachusetts, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
Alma materHarvard College,
Tulane University,
École des Beaux Arts
OccupationArchitect
BuildingsTrinity Church, Boston
DesignRichardsonian Romanesque

Henry Hobson Richardson (September 29, 1838 – April 27, 1886) was an American architect. He designed buildings in Albany, Boston, Buffalo, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Milwaukee and other cities. The style he popularized is named for him: Richardsonian Romanesque. Along with Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright, Richardson is one of "the recognized trinity of American architecture".

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