Henry Hornbostel

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Henry Hornbostel
Henry Hornbostel, architect.jpg
Henry Hornbostel, 1915
Born 1867
Brooklyn, New York
Died 1961 (aged 93–94)
Nationality United States
Occupation Architect
Practice Raymond & Hornbostel; Wood, Palmer & Hornbostel; Palmer & Hornbostel; Palmer, Hornbostel & Jones; Henry Hornbostel

Henry Hornbostel (August 15, 1867 – December 13, 1961) [1][2] was an American architect.

He designed more than 225 buildings, bridges, and monuments in the United States. Twenty-two of his designs are listed on the National Register of Historic Places, including the Oakland City Hall in Oakland, California and the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, he graduated in 1891 from Columbia University and also studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris, France. He was a partner, over his career, in the New York firms of Howell, Stokes & Hornbostel; Wood, Palmer & Hornbostel; Palmer & Hornbostel; and Palmer, Hornbostel & Jones. He also practiced independently from a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania office.


  1. ^ "Maj Henry Hornbostel (1867-1961) - Find A Grave..." www.findagrave.com. Retrieved 2018-06-29.
  2. ^ The Brickbvilder. 1915.

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