Furness, Frank, 1839-1912

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1839-11-12
Death 1912-06-27
Americans

Biographical notes:

Frank Furness practiced architecture in Philadelphia under the firm names Fraser, Furness & Hewitt (1867-1871), Furness & Hewitt (1871-1875). Frank Furness (1876-1880), Furness & Evans (1881-1885) and Furness, Evans & Co. from1886 until death in 1912. His partner Allen Evans continued the firm under that same name. Furness's work, known for his distinctive personal style, included railroad stations, banks, residences, office buildings and churches. He was one of the founders of the Pennsylvania Institute of Architects in 1869 and was a fellow of the American Institute of Architects.

From the description of Frank Furness architectural drawing for the Brazilian Pavilion, Centennial Exhibition, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, . 1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 231383746

Frank Furness was an architect and the brother of Horace Howard Furness.

From the description of Reminiscences of Furness' activities during the Civil War. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155900373

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Subjects:

  • Architecture--History--19th century--Designs and plans
  • Architectural design--History--19th century--Sources
  • Architectural Drawings
  • Exhibition buildings
  • Architects--Archives

Occupations:

  • Architect

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Brazil (as recorded)
  • Philadelphia (Pa.) (as recorded)