Richard W. Mecaskey was born in Philadelphia to Dr. John Wesley Mecaskey. He received his Certificate of Proficiency from the University of Pennsylvania in 1915. For many years he was a member of the office of Boyd, Abel & Gugert but launched his own firm around 1930, with a specialty in residential architecture.
Mecaskey joined the AIA in 1925. He also served as the president of the Octavia Hill Association
Sandra L. Tatman.
Clubs and Membership Organizations
- American Institute of Architects (AIA)
- Philadelphia Chapter, AIA
- T-Square Club
- Octavia Hill Association
- University of Pennsylvania
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