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Born: 11/29/1890, Died: 12/18/1993

Born in New York City, Arthur Holden would remain in that city through his long and prolific career. After an undergraduate career at Princeton University, Holden obtained his architectural training at Columbia University (B. of Arch and A.M. in Economics, 1915). From 1916 to 1919 he gained office experience with McKim, Mead & White, but then launched his own firm in 1920. By 1930 this office had become Holden, McLaughlin & Assocs., and it would remain so through 1953, before evolving into Holden, Egan & Assocs.

As an architectural educator, Holden returned to both Princeton and Columbia, but he also lectured at Pennsylvania State University, Vassar College and Bennington College.

Written by Sandra L. Tatman.

Clubs and Membership Organizations

  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • New York Chapter (AIA)
  • American Institute of Planners

School Affiliations

  • Columbia University
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Princeton University

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