Richard Clipston Sturgis
Sturgis was nephew of architect John Hubbard Sturgis and successor to his practice. He served at various times as President of the Boston Institute of Architects, the American Institute of Architects (1913-1915), and the Society of Arts and Crafts Boston (1917-1920); and as a member of the Boston School Board. His papers are archived in the Boston Athenæum.
His son Richard Clipston Sturgis Jr. was also an architect but died at age 30.
Selected architectural works
- 1876 - Church of the Advent, Beacon Hill, Boston, Massachusetts (finishing his uncle's work)
- 1899 - "Petersfield" (Italian Style) Estate of Senator John Stewart (J.S.) McLennan (1853-1939) in Westmount (Across the Harbour from Sydney), Nova Scotia, Canada.
- 1900 - The Royal Cape Breton Yacht Club (Shingle Style with Colonial Revival Details), 246 Esplanade, Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada.
- 1907 - Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, Boston, Massachusetts
- 1912 ? - Perkins School for the Blind campus, Watertown, Massachusetts
- 1913 - Robbins Memorial Town Hall, Arlington, Massachusetts
- 1914-17 - Additions to Massachusetts State House
- 1919 - Seaside Village, Bridgeport, Connecticut
- 1922 - Old Federal Reserve Bank, Boston, Massachusetts (now a luxury hotel)
- 1935 - Washington Irving District School, (now Washington Irving Middle School) Roslindale, Massachusetts
- ? - Wilmot Apartments Historic District, Bridgeport, Connecticut
Sturgis also designed the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute seal.
- Built in Boston: City and Suburb 1800-1950, Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1978