Earl R. Flansburgh (April 28, 1931 – February 3, 2009) was an architect known for his extensive work in the Boston area.
Flansburgh graduated from the Cornell Architecture School in 1953, where he was also a member of the Quill and Dagger society. While at Cornell, Flansburgh was manager of the freshmen's men orientation camp.
In 1963, he formed his own architecture firm in Boston, Massachusetts, Earl R. Flansburgh & Associates (ERF+A). In January 1969, "Progressive Architecture" selected Flansburgh's underground Cornell Campus Store for one of its sixteen Annual Design Awards. Under his direction, the firm won over 80 regional and national design awards.
Flansburgh was the father of musician John Flansburgh of They Might Be Giants. His other son is activist Paxus Calta (formerly E. Schuyler Flansburgh). His wife, Polly Flansburgh, is the founder and current board chair of the educational architectural walking tour company Boston By Foot.
- http://archrecord.construction.com/news/daily/archives/090312flansburgh.asp | accessdate=2014-02-09
- "Flansburgh Argues that Co-education Hinder Discussion, Spirit". Cornell Daily Sun 70 (33). November 4, 1953. p. 4. Retrieved 2010-12-08.
- http://www.store.cornell.edu/about.html Retrieved 2007-09-09.