Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)


Bacon, Henry

ID: 830
Full Name: Henry Bacon
Occupation: Architect
Gender: M
Nationality: US
Birth Date: 1866
Death Date: 1924
Family: Parents: His father was a civil engineer.
Biographical Information: Education: Bacon's secondary school education was in Boston, MA. He attended the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, for one year in 1884.
Work History: Draftsman, Chamberlin and Whidden, Architects, Boston, MA, c. 1885; Draftsman, McKim, Mead and White, Architects, New York, NY, c. 1886-1889, 1891-1897; Partner, Bacon and [James] Brite, Architects, New York, NY, 1897-1902; Principal, Henry Bacon, Architect, New York, NY, 1902-1924.
Professional Awards: College: Rotch Traveling Scholarship, 1889; this award paid for two years of travel and architectural study in Europe, 1889-1891.
Post College: Gold Medal, American Institute of Architects, 1923;
Countries: United States
Locations: Architect's Birth:
Watseka, IL