Penrose Stout

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Penrose Stout
Born 1887
Montgomery, Alabama
Died 1934
Bronxville, New York
Buildings Bronxville Women's Club

Penrose Stout (1887–1934) was an American architect, best known for designing the Bronxville Women's Club, added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2007.[1]

He was born in Montgomery, Alabama in 1887, and received a degree in architecture from Alabama Polytechnic Institute in 1909. He served in World War I in the Air Corps and earned a Distinguished Service Cross. He moved to Bronxville, New York in 1919 and was in practice there until his death in 1934. He married Lucia Meigs, granddaughter of William Van Duzer Lawrence (1842–1927), in 1921. He designed a number of residences in Bronxville and Yonkers, including attached houses and apartments.[2] In 1924, he designed the house at 104 Lee Circle, Lynchburg, Virginia, now included in the Rivermont Historic District.[3] He also designed or modified a number of residences in the Lawrence Park Historic District at Bronxville and the estate Green Pastures at Middleburg, Virginia.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Peter D. Shaver (July 2007). "National Register of Historic Places Registration:Bronxville Womens' Club". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-12-24. 
  3. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form". Rivermont Historic District. Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Historic Resources. 2008-11-21. 

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