A. C. Schweinfurth biography

A. C. Schweinfurth

Deceased Person

1864 – 1900

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Who was A. C. Schweinfurth?

A.C. Schweinfurth American architect born Albert Cicero Schweinfurth.

The son of a German engineer who had immigrated to the United States a decade before his son Albert was born. His brothers Charles, Julius and Henry also practiced in the architectural profession.

Schweinfurth began working as an architect in the East, then moving from Boston to Denver and finally to San Francisco. He was associated with the First Bay Tradition. He designed the Unitarian Church, a "landmark in the history of Bay Area architecture", on the University of California, Berkeley campus, as well as the Moody House situated on Le Roy Avenue in Berkeley, California.

He died of typhoid fever in San Francisco in 1900.

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Born
1864
Died
1900

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on July 23, 2013

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