Hentz, Reid & Adler

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Rich's department store (1924) (east side, taken from northeast

Hentz, Reid & Adler was an architectural firm that did work in the U.S. state of Georgia. The firm is "known in the Southeast for their Beaux-Arts style and as the founding fathers of the Georgia school of classicism."[1]

The partnership Hentz & Reid included Hal Fitzgerald Hentz (1883-1972) and Joseph Neel Reid (1885-1926). Rudolph S. Adler became a partner in 1913. In 1927, after Reid’s death in 1926, Philip T. Shutze became partner in 1927 and the firm became known as Hentz, Adler & Shutze.[1]


Several of their works are listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP).[3]



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  1. ^ a b "Hentz, Reid & Adler Architectural Drawings Collection: Biographical/Historical Note".
  2. ^ Robert M. Craig (2002). "Neel Reid (1885-1926)".
  3. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  4. ^ "140 Peachtree Street", emporis.com
  5. ^ Advertisement in Atlanta Constitution, April 3, 1921, p.5
  6. ^ "VIS 71.252.04 Paramount Theater", Atlanta History Center
  7. ^ "Reid House Condominiums", emporis.com
  8. ^ "New $400,000 apartment building", Atlanta Constitution, September 17, 1922]
  9. ^ "Massee Apartments", emporis.com