Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)

Architects

Young, Arrigo

ID: 2358
Full Name: Arrigo Mazzucato Young
Occupation: Civil and Mechanical Engineer
Gender: M
Nationality: UK/US
Birth Date: 02/19/1884
Death Date: 06/27/1954
Family: Spouse: Arrigo Young married Edith Young, born c. 1886; she had been born in India to English parents. Edith Young came to the U.S. in 1910, and was naturalized c. 1911.
Parents: According to the U.S. Census of 1900, Bicknell Young, Arrigo's father, (born 04/1856 in UT, perhaps of Mormon heritage) listed his occupation as a musician. Bicknell Young's parents came from NY and MA. His mother was Elisa Young (born 07/1846 in Italy). Both of her parents were Italian. Arrigo's parents married c. 1883. Bicknell and Elisa Young had three sons in 1900: Arrigo, Hilgard Bicknell (born 04/22/1885), and Umberto (born 03/1887) and two others living in their house at that time, a niece, Jane Mackintosh (born 05/1876) and a sister of Bicknell's, Vilate Young (born 10/1846). The family was prosperous enough to have a live-in maid, a Swedish immigrant, Ida Anderson (born 01/1876).
Children: Arrigo and Edith Young had a daughter and three sons: Rachael (born c. 1923), Richard (born c. 1922), Thomas (born 1917) and Lawrence (born 1918). Lawrence Hilgard Young died in World War II, a Lieutenant Junior Grade in the United States Naval Reserve.
Relocation: Born in Fulham, London, UK, migrated to the U.S. in 1885, where he settled in Chicago, IL, as a child; he spent time in Ann Arbor, MI, at the University of MI completing a degree in engineering, and subsequently worked in Chicago, and Saint Louis, MO, where he resided in 04/1910. In Saint Louis, he worked as a mechanical engineer at a steel foundry, and resided at a rooming house at 523 Pendleton Road. He relocated to Seattle, WA, after 04/1910, where he began working in architecture firms. Young reported an address of 4303 Cascade Drive in Seattle in 09/1918, and lived at 5563 East 43rd Street in a house for which the Youngs took out a mortgage. The Youngs resided at 6848 17th Avenue NE, Seattle in 1942. He died in Seattle, WA, at the age of 70.
Biographical Information: Work History: Engineer, Pond and Pond, Architects, Chicago, IL, c. 1907-1910; Head, Moran Brothers Company, Structural Department, Seattle, WA, 1910-1912; Principal, Arrigo M. Young, Structural Engineer, Seattle, WA, 01/1913-08/1920; in 1920, the U.S. Census listed Arrigo's occupation as a "consulting civil engineer;" Partner, Schack, Young and Myers, Architects and Engineers, Seattle, WA, 08/1920-1929; Partner, Schack and Young, Architects and Engineers, Seattle, WA, 1929-1933; Partner, Naramore and Young, Architects and Engineers, Seattle, WA, 1934-1940; Partner, Young and Richardson, Architects and Engineers, Seattle, WA, 1941-1951; Partner, Young, Richardson, Carleton and Detlie, Architects and Engineers, Seattle, WA, 1952-1954; Young was both a Registered Architect in the State of WA and a Professional Engineer in the State of WA.
Miscellaneous: Arrigo and Bicknell Young traveled on the S.S. Mauretania from Liverpool, UK, to New York, NY, beginning 08/22/1908. Bicknell Young was Arrigo's father; Arrigo's brother, Hilgard Bicknell Young, lived in Chicago, IL, on 09/12/1918. His draft registration card of 09/12/1918 described Young as tall, slender with blue eyes and light brown hair. According to this, he became a citizen because his father had been naturalized before Arrigo's "majority."
Professional Awards: Post College: The University of Washington, Seattle, Men's Residence Hall received a Merit Award from the American Institute of Architects, 1955;
Countries: United Kingdom
United States
Structures: 105 Ward Street Apartments, Seattle, WA - 1930-1931 (15262)
ABC Warehouse and Transfer Warehouse, Longview, WA - (12024)
Baroness Apartment Hotel, First Hill, Seattle, WA - 1930-1931 (12003)
Batley, W.A., House, Seattle, WA - (12022)
Bothell State Bank, Bothell, WA - 1947-1948 (5560)
Bothell State Bank, Branch, Kenmore, WA - 1953 (19091)
Children's Orthopedic Hospital #2, Laurelhurst, Seattle, WA - 1951-1954 (5190)
Chinese Baptist Church, Seattle, WA - (12005)
City of Seattle, Civic Auditorium, Seattle, WA - 1925-1928 (5248)
City of Seattle, Parks and Recreation Department, Administration Building, Seattle, WA - 1948-1949 (4923)
City of Seattle, Police Department (SPD), Public Safety Building #2, Seattle, WA - 1946-1950 (5177)
Clarke, Samuel, Real Estate Office, Bainbridge Island, WA, - 1952 (13470)
College Club #2, Seattle, WA - (11971)
Colonial Building, Longview, WA - (12025)
Columbia River Mercantile Department Store, Longview, WA - (12026)
Eldridge Buick Dealership, Seattle, WA - (11993)
Erickson, Carl, House, Hunts Point, WA - None (5191)
Gaffney's Grove Resort, Maple Valley, WA - 1950-1951 (5561)
Garber, B. A., House, Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA - (14931)
Gelb Building, University District, Seattle, WA - (8684)
Grand Opera House, Pioneer Square, Seattle, WA - 1898-1900 (6078)
Hotel Monticello, Longview, WA - 1922-1923 (12004)
Issaquah School District 411, Issaquah High School, Issaquah, WA - (5188)
Japanese Baptist Church, Seattle, WA - (12006)
Long-Bell Lumber Company Garage, Longview, WA - (12027)
Longview Company Apartment Building, 1302 21st Avenue, Longview, WA - (12028)
Longview Company Apartment Building, 1328 21st Avenue, Longview, WA - (12029)
Longview Company Office Building, Longview, WA - (12030)
Longview Master Plan, Longview, WA - 1922-1923 (11983)
Nist Brothers' Sons Factory, Power Plant - 1920 (11982)
Pantages Theatre #2, Tacoma, WA - (3209)
Roberts, Trevor D., House, Seattle, WA - 1949 (4925)
Saint Helens Inn, Dormitory, Longview, WA - 1922-1924 (12031)
Seattle Chamber of Commerce Building, Downtown, Seattle, WA - 1924 (5178)
Shattuck, Warren L., House, Seattle, WA - 1949 (4924)
University Baptist Church, Seattle, WA - (12007)
University of Washington, Seattle (UW), Fisheries Center, Seattle, WA - 1949-1950 (9631)
University of Washington, Seattle (UW), Lander Hall #2, Seattle, WA - 1955-1957 (8678)
University of Washington, Seattle (UW), McCarty, Clara, Hall, Seattle, WA - 1960-1962 (5189)
University of Washington, Seattle (UW), Terry, Charles C., Hall #1, Seattle, WA - 1951-1953 (17909)
Veterans' Hall, Seattle, WA - (12023)
Locations: Architect's Birth:
London,
UK
Architect's Death:
Seattle, WA
USA
Publications: "AIA awards", Architectural Forum, 97: 158-159, 1952-07.
"Hospital designed to bring cheer to children", Architectural Forum, 100: 138-143, 01/1953.
"New dorms for coeds", Architectural Forum, 118: 86-87, 03/1963.
"Schools", Architectural Record, 135: 145-164, 2/1964.
"Houses of the northwest", Architectural Record, 113: 147-178, 4/1953.
Johnston, Norman J., "Terry-Lander Halls", Campus Guide University of Washington, 107, 2001.
Woodbridge, Sally, Montgomery, Roger, Guide to Architecture in Washington State, 226, 1980.
Woodbridge, Sally, Montgomery, Roger, "The Baroness, 1930", Guide to Architecture in Washington State, 147, 2010.
Woodbridge, Sally B., Montgomery, Roger, Guide to Architecture in Washington State An Environmental Perspective, 123, 1980.
Woodbridge, Sally B., Montgomery, Roger, Guide to Architecture in Washington State An Environmental Perspective, 123, 1980.
Mid-Century Architecture in America, 162, 1961.
Eckardt, Wolf Von, "Young, Richardson, Carleton and Detlie", Mid-Century Architecture in America, 78-79, 1961.
"Bothell State Bank, Bothell, Wash. ", Progressive Architecture, 30: 58-59, 1949-03.
Report Camouflage Schools and Office of Civilian Defense Washington State Defense Council 1942-1943, 3-4, 1943.
Steinbrueck, Victor, Seattle Architecture 1850-1953, 19, 1953.
"Growing carefully", Seattle Post-Intelligencer, B6, 08/15/2007.
"Fisheries 'Library' Has 200,000 Specimens", Seattle Times, 98, 03/28/1954.
"Fisheries Center Will be Dedicated", Seattle Times, 15, 11/26/1950.
"Dedication Set for Fisheries Center", Seattle Times, 39, 10/29/1950.
"Lights Blaze in Garber Home Again at Garden Club Exhibit", Seattle Times, 9, 12/11/1934.
Brazier, Dorothy Brant, "213 Cherry St. and theaters past", Seattle Times, D3, 09/09/1970.
"Open House at New Park Bldg.", Seattle Times, 39, 06/17/1949.
"Garber to construct home", Seattle Times, 24, 10/30/1921.
"A Few of the Magnificent New Homes in Seattle", Seattle Times, 5,
"Buys Lots for Home", Seattle Times, 27, 08/14/1921.
Rash, David A., "Schack, Young and Myers", Shaping Seattle Architecture, 157, 1994.
Rash, David A., "Schack, Young and Myers", Shaping Seattle Architecture, 158, 1994.
Rash, David A., "Schack, Young and Myers", Shaping Seattle Architecture, 160, 1994.
Johnston, Norman J., "Harlan Thomas", Shaping Seattle Architecture, 130, 1994.
Rash, David A., "Schack, Young and Myers", Shaping Seattle Architecture, 157, 1994.
Rash, David A., "Schack, Young and Myers", Shaping Seattle Architecture, 161, 1994.
Rash, David A., "Schack, Young and Myers", Shaping Seattle Architecture, 160, 1994.
Rash, David A., "Schack, Young and Myers", Shaping Seattle Architecture, 157, 1994.
Rash, David A., "Schack, Young and Myers", Shaping Seattle Architecture, 161, 1994.