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[Architectural Society, University of Pennsylvania, Group Photo]
AIA Collection, Athenaeum of Philadelphia.
Local ID #: 004-P-001

Born: 12/9/1896, Died: 1969

Born in Philadelphia, Wilfred S. Lewis is best known as an architect working from New Haven, CT; however, he received his B.A. from Yale University in 1919 and his B.S. in Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania in 1924. From 1924 to 1928 he was part of the firm of Wallace & Warner, one of the most successful offices specializing in residential design, particularly in the suburbs of Philadelphia. From 1928 to 1933 he was designer for Pleasant Pennington, and then from 1933 to 1938 he served as executive secretary for the New York City Housing Authority. In 1938 he became vice-president and secretary for Sargent & Co., New Haven.

Written by Sandra L. Tatman.

Clubs and Membership Organizations

  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • Connecticut Chapter (AIA)

School Affiliations

  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Yale University


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