Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)

Architects

Olschewsky, Henry

ID: 3269
Full Name: Henry J. Olschewsky
Occupation: Architect
Gender: M
Birth Date: 1907
Death Date: 1945
Family: Spouse: Olschewsky was married.
Children: A son, Robert, also became an architect.
Relocation: Olschewsky reported an address of 4011 45th Avenue NE, Seattle, WA, in 1942;
Biographical Information: Education: Olschewsky taught at the University of Washington, School of Architecture;
Miscellaneous: Henry Olschewsky died prematurely at age 38; he died of an illness during World War II. The 1943-1946 Year Book of the School of Architecture at the University of Washington eulogized him: "Quiet and unassuming by nature, he impressed all who knew him by his ability in his profession, his integrity as an instructor, and his kind and helpful personality." (See 1943-1946 Year Book of the School of Architecture at the University of Washington, np) He was an avid sailor, his name appearing frequently in the 1930s in boating columns of the Seattle Times. He owned two sailboats, the Banshee and the Banshee II. (See "Around the First Buoy, Chasing the Leaders, Seattle Times, 05/07/1939, p. WP5.)
Countries: United States