An architect with offices in both Boston and New York City, William Emerson was a product of Harvard University, Columbia University and the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. After work with a few reputable New York firms, Emerson launched his own office in New York City in 1904.
From 1919 until his retirement in 1939 Emerson was associated with Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in latter years serving as Dean of the School of Architecture.
Drawings representing the work of Emerson are in the Warren Powers Laird Collection of the University of Pennsylvania Architectural Archives.
Sandra L. Tatman.
Clubs and Membership Organizations
- American Institute of Architects (AIA)
- Boston Chapter (AIA)
- New York Chapter (AIA)
- Ecole des Beaux-Arts
- Harvard University
- Columbia University
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Philadelphia Architects and Buildings |
Participating Institutions |
Website and System: Copyright © 2019 by The Athenaeum of Philadelphia.
Data and Images: Copyright © 2019 by various contributing institutions. Used by permission.
All rights reserved.