Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)


Egan, James

ID: 3416
Full Name: James J. Egan
Occupation: Architect
Gender: M
Birth Date: 1839
Death Date: 12/02/1914
Biographical Information: Education: Educated at a private academy in Cork, Ireland; Government School of Design, Queen's College, Cork, Ireland; Egan also studied in England before emigrating to the New York, NY.
Work History: Draftsman, Richard Upjohn (1802-1878), Architect, New York, NY, c. 1860s; Draftsman, Edward Tuckerman Potter(1831-1904), Architect, Schenectady, NY, c. 1960s; Partner, [John M. Armstrong] Armstrong and Egan, Architects, Chicago, IL, c. 1874; Partner, Egan and [Alex] Kirkland, Architects, Chicago, IL, c. 1882; Partner, Egan and Prindeville, Architects, Chicago, IL, 1897-c. 1914;
Miscellaneous: Egan became well-known for his numerous designs for Catholic churches, hotels, and courthouses, primarily in the Midwest;
Professional Awards: Post College: Fellow, American Institute of Architects, 1913;
Countries: United States
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