Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)

Architects

Risley, Winchton

ID: 246
Full Name: Winchton Leamon Risley
Occupation: Architect
Gender: M
Nationality: US
Birth Date: 1887-07-16
Death Date: 1975-12-14
Family: Spouse: Risley married in 1919;
Parents: A relative, Winchton Risley, was the postmaster of Delphos, Allen County, OH, in 05/1853; this relative, possibly a grandfather, obtained land in Ohio in 1846; this relative was also named in early records of a nearby city, Kalida, Putnam County, OH;
Relocation: Risley was born in Delphos, OH, and died in Los Angeles County, CA, at the age of 88;
Biographical Information: Education: Miami University, Oxford, OH, 1908-1909; Columbia University, New York, NY, 1911-1913;
Work History: Draftsman, Bertram G. Goodhue, San Diego, CA, 1915-1916; Designer, Carleton Monroe Winslow, Architect, 1919-1920; Principal, Winchton L. Risley, Architect, Los Angeles, CA; Partner, Winchton L. Risley, FAIA, and Stanley R. Gould, AIA, Architects, Los Angeles, CA, c. 1955.
Teaching:
Miscellaneous: Risley's nickname was "Wink"; SSN: 555-32-2494;
Professional Awards: College: Awarded a Bronze Medal by the Beaux-Arts Society of America, New York, NY, 1913;
Post College: Risley received award for his own house from the American Institute of Architects, Southern California Chapter, in April 1927; Fellow, American Institute of Architects (FAIA) 1943;
Countries: United States
Publications: "Risley, Winchton L., House, Los Angeles", Architect & Engineer, 85, 4/1927.
"Risley, W.L., House, Los Angeles", Architect & Engineer, 95, 4/1927.
Risley, Winchton L., "The Domestic and Other Architecture of H. Roy Kelley", Architect & Engineer, 24-60, 9/1931.
"81 New Houses: West Coast, Two bedrooms, bath, breakfast room, detached garage", Architectural Forum, 74: 4, 237, 04/1941.
"Risley, W.L., article, 2/1929", California Arts and Architecture, 68, 2/1929.
"The residence of Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Asche in Pasadena, California : Winchton L. Risley, architect, J. Leslie Ramey, builder, Florence Yoch & Lucile Council, landscape architects", California Arts and Architecture, 55: 18-19, 04/1939.
"Risley, W.L., article, 6/1936", California Arts and Architecture, 24, 6/1936.
"Clapp, James A., House, Pasadena", California Arts and Architecture, 14, 6/1936.
"Plans for Schimpf, C.F., House, San Marino", California Arts and Architecture, 20, 10/1933.
"McGinnis, Remsen, House, La Jolla", California Arts and Architecture, 39, 11/1930.
"The Work of Winchton L. Risley", California Southland, 22-23, 8/1927.
"Low maintenance costs dictate prize-winning design", Pacific Architect and Builder, 61: 12, 14-15, 1955-12.
"Green, Walter, House, North Hollywood, plans", Pacific Coast Architect, 37, 6/1927.
"Risley, W.L., House, Los Angeles, 7/1927", Pacific Coast Architect, 36+, 7/1927.
Palos Verdes Bulletin, 8, 08/1930.
Hunter, Paul Robinson, Reichardt, Walter L., Residential Architecture in Southern California, 85, 1939.
Hunter, Paul Robinson, Reichardt, Walter L., Residential Architecture in Southern California, 81, 1939.
Hunter, Paul Robinson, Reichardt, Walter L., Residential Architecture in Southern California, 98, 1939.
Hunter, Paul Robinson, Reichardt, Walter L., Residential Architecture in Southern California, 73, 1939.
"Wells, John, House Notice", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 57, col .1, 07/13/1928.
"Wells, John, House plans prepared by Risley", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 57, col 3, 06/29/1928.
"Plans for Ranchito School", Southwest Builder & Contractor, 55, col 2, 5/13/1927.
"Architect's plans for his own house win local AIA award", Southwest Builder & Contractor, 37, 4/8/1927.
"Paducah Street School, Los Angeles, plans", Southwest Builder & Contractor, 56, col 3, 10/31/1924.
"Risley receives State certificate to practice", Southwest Builder & Contractor, 11, col 2, 6/10/1921.
"Central Avenue School, Los Angeles, plans", Southwest Builder & Contractor, 56, col 3, 10/31/1924.
"Ranchito School District Building plans", Southwest Builder & Contractor, 49, col 2, 5/20/1927.
"Fifteenth Church of Christ Scientist, Los Angeles plans, 8/31/1923", Southwest Builder & Contractor, 49, col 1, 8/31/1923.
"Weeks, Morris T. House, La Jolla, plans", Southwest Builder & Contractor, 51, col 1, 9/9/1927.
"Fifteenth Church of Christ Scientist, Los Angeles plans, 8/24/1923", Southwest Builder & Contractor, 40, col 2, 8/24/1923.
"Risley, W.L., article, 1/11/1929", Southwest Builder & Contractor, 35, col 3, 1/11/1929.