Frederick Sterner

Architect

1862 – 1931

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Who was Frederick Sterner?

Frederick Sterner was a British born American architect.

Born in London, Sterner moved to the United States with his father Julius at age 14. He worked as a draftsman with the Chicago architect Frank E. Edbrooke and had a thirty-year career in Colorado, working with Ernest Varian. Varian retired in 1910. He also designed country homes on Long Island.

Sterner moved to New York City where he is lauded for his renovations of brownstones in the Gramercy Park neighborhood. Sterner's protégés included the New York architect Rosario Candela.

A number of Sterner's buildings are on the National Register of Historic Places including the Greenbrier Hotel, Daniels & Fisher Tower, Briarhurst, Minnequa Steel Works Office Building and Dispensary and Glen Eyrie.

Sterner died in 1931 in Rome.

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Born
1862
London
Profession
Lived in
  • London
Died
1931
Rome

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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