George H. Streeton

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George H. Streeton
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The Church of Saints Cyril & Methodius and St. Raphael, the former Church of St. Raphael, during snow flurries, rear of the traffic island-bound church in the midst of the incoming traffic to the Lincoln Tunnel, Manhattan
Born September 28, 1864
Brooklyn, New York
Nationality USA
Known for Architect

George H. Streeton, AIA, (b. 1864) was an American architect who worked in New York during the first half of the twentieth century, primarily for Roman Catholic clients.

Early life and education[edit]

Streeton was born September 28, 1864 in Brooklyn, New York. He studied at the Ferrari Modeling School at Cooper Union and Cornell University. He worked for a time for the firm of Schickel and Ditmars before going into business under his own name.

Architectural practice[edit]

He designed numerous religious buildings for Roman Catholic congregations in the Archdiocese of New York and the Diocese of Brooklyn.

Works[edit]

St Francis de Sales, Manhattan

Works attributed to George H. Streeton[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ St. James Cathedral, citing Streeton as architect "Cathedral of St. James"
  2. ^ David W. Dunlap. From Abyssinian to Zion: A Guide to Manhattan's Houses of Worship (New York City: Columbia University Press, 2004), p.200.
  3. ^ "Church of the Guardian Angel (Roman Catholic), 193 Tenth Avenue at 21st Street, New York, N.Y. 10011", New York Organ Website (Retrieved 21 July 2011
  4. ^ David W. Dunlap. From Abyssinian to Zion: A Guide to Manhattan's Houses of Worship (New York City: Columbia University Press, 2004), p.198
  5. ^ David W. Dunlap. From Abyssinian to Zion: A Guide to Manhattan's Houses of Worship (New York City: Columbia University Press, 2004), p.203
  6. ^ St. Raymond Church http://www.straymondparish.org/
  7. ^ White and Willensky, AIA Guide to New York City, p.888 {which edition?}

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