Biography

Biography Projects Biographical References Related Architects printer-friendly version  
PHILADELPHIA ARCHITECTS AND BUILDINGS
SEARCH
OUR PARTNERS

Born: 1854, Died: 1899

There are few details about the training of Calvin Thomas Stowe Brent; however, District of Columbia building permits indicate that he completed work throughout the city. According to family tradition, he apprenticed with Plowman and Weightman>, a firm of architects in the District, and it has been speculated that this is the Philadelphia Thomas M. Plowman who did work in the Districk in the 1860s.

From the surviving building permits it appears that Brent served as both architect and builder for several churches and even more residences in the District of Columbia.

Written by R.T.Shields, and Sandra L. Tatman.

 

Philadelphia Architects and Buildings | About | Participating Institutions | Feedback | Search | Login
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.