Charles Howard Walker

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Charles Howard Walker (January 9, 1857[1]–1936) was an architect, designer and educator in Boston, Massachusetts, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.[2] He taught at Massachusetts Institute of Technology[3] and was affiliated with Boston's Society of Arts and Crafts.[4][5] With Thomas Rogers Kimball (Walker & Kimball), he worked as architect-in-chief of the Trans-Mississippi Exposition, 1898.[6]

Palace of Electricity, St. Louis World's Fair, 1903; designed by Walker & Kimball

Designed by Walker[edit]

Poster "For United America, YWCA Division for Foreign Born Women," designed by C. Howard Walker, 1919


  1. ^ WALKER, Charles Howard, in Who's Who in America (1901-1902 edition); via
  2. ^ Boston Almanac. 1883, 1884
  3. ^ MIT Museum
  4. ^ American Federation of Arts. American art directory, Volume 14. R.R. Bowker, 1918
  5. ^ New York Times. January 6, 1907
  6. ^ Brochure series of architectural illustration. Boston: Bates & Guild Co., June 1898
  7. ^ Omaha Public Library Archived July 25, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ Library of Congress
  9. ^ Sylvester Baxter. Boston park guide: including the municipal and metropolitan systems of greater Boston. Boston: Small, Maynard and Co., 1898

Further reading[edit]

By Walker[edit]

About Walker[edit]

  • American Federation of Arts. American art annual. MacMillan Co., 1905.
  • Who's who in New England. A.N. Marquis & Company, 1915.
  • William Emerson. Charles Howard Walker (1857–1936). Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Vol. 72, No. 10 (May, 1938), pp. 396–397.

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