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Bernard Ralph Maybeck (February 7, 1862 - October 3, 1957) was a prominent architect in the Arts and Crafts Movement of the early 20th Century. Image File history File links Palace_of_Fine_Arts. ... February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1862 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... October 3 is the 276th day of the year (277th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Artichoke wallpaper, by John Henry Dearle for William Morris & Co. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999 in the...


Maybeck was born in New York City and studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris, France. He moved to Berkeley, California in 1894. He became the first professor of architecture at University of California, Berkeley and acted as a mentor for an entire generation of other California architects, including Julia Morgan and William Wurster. In 1951 he was awarded the Gold Medal of the American Institute of Architects. Flag Seal Nickname: The Big Apple, The Capital of the World[1], Gotham Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area    - City 1,214. ... École des Beaux Arts refers to several art schools in France. ... The Eiffel Tower has become the symbol of Paris throughout the world. ... Berkeley as seen from the Claremont Canyon Regional Preserve. ... 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... The University of California, Berkeley (also known as the University of California at Berkeley, UC Berkeley, Cal, California, or Berkeley) is the oldest and flagship campus of the ten-campus University of California system. ... Julia Morgan (January 20, 1872–February 2, 1957) was an American architect. ... William Wilson Wurster (1895 - 1973) was an influential American architect and architectural teacher at the University of California at Berkeley and at MIT. Wurster was born in Stockton, California and is strongly associated with the Bay Area and its regional style, along with Wursters mentor Bernard Maybeck, the landscape... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is the professional organization for architects in the United States. ...


Maybeck was a stylistic chameleon, equally comfortable producing work in mission style, church-gothic, and Beaux-Art classicism, believing that each architectural problem required development of an entirely new solution. Many of his buildings still stand in his long-time home city of Berkeley. The 1910 First Church of Christ, Scientist is designated a National Historic Landmark and is considered one of Maybeck's finest works. He also designed the domed Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco as part of the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition. Some of his larger residential projects, most notably a few in the hills of Berkeley, California (see esp. La Loma Park), have been compared to the ultimate bungalows of the architects Greene and Greene. USS Constitution. ... The Palace of Fine Arts The Palace of Fine Arts in the Marina District of San Francisco, California is a building originally constructed for the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... The Palace of Fine Arts from the Exposition The Panama-Pacific International Exposition was a worlds fair held in San Francisco, California between February 20 and December 4 in 1915. ... Berkeley as seen from the Claremont Canyon Regional Preserve. ... La Loma Park is the historic name of a tract of land located in the Berkeley Hills section of the city of Berkeley, California in the San Francisco Bay Area. ... The term ultimate bungalow is most commonly used to describe the very large and detailed Craftsman style homes of such California architects as Greene and Greene, Bernard Maybeck and Julia Morgan. ... Brothers Charles Sumner Greene and Henry Mather Greene, who established the Architectural firm of Greene and Greene, were born in Brighton, Ohio in 1868 and 1870, respectively. ...


He also developed a comprehensive town plan for the company town of Brookings, Oregon. Brookings is a city located in Curry County, Oregon. ...


Maybeck is buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Oakland, California. Mountain View Cemetery is a cemetery in Oakland, California. ... Oakland, founded in 1852, is a major American city on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay in Northern California in the United States. ...


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Bernard Maybeck - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (264 words)
Bernard Ralph Maybeck (February 7, 1862 - October 3, 1957) was a prominent architect in the Arts and Crafts Movement of the early 20th Century.
Maybeck was born in New York City and studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris, France.
Maybeck is buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Oakland, California.
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