James G. Hill

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James G. Hill (1841–1913)[1] was an American architect who, during the period 1876 to 1883, headed the Office of the Supervising Architect of the United States Department of the Treasury,[2] which oversaw major Federal buildings.

During that period he designed or supervised design of many courthouses, post offices and other public buildings.

During 1884-1901 he worked alone as a private architect, and during 1901-1909 he worked with Frederick A. Kendall as partner.[3]

Government Printing Office, Washington, DC

Works associated with Hill include:


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Preceded by
William Appleton Potter
Office of the Supervising Architect
Succeeded by
Mifflin E. Bell

Further reading[edit]

  • Margaret Gordon Davis (1981), James G. Hill, Victorian architect, Washington, M.A. thesis, University of Virginia