Francis Laurens Vinton Hoppin (1866-1941)

Colonel Francis L.V. Hoppin, Architect & Artist, of New York City

Associated Houses

The Mount






Blithewold (1896)


He was born in Providence, Rhode Island. He studied architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston before continuing his studies at the Ecole-des-Beaux-Arts in Paris, France. He returned to America and served his apprenticeship in New York with the leading firm of  McKim, Mead & White. Another draftsman in the firm then was Terence Koen (1858-1923). They left in 1894 and established the firm Hoppin & Koen, of New York. They practised together until 1922 and the following year Hoppin retired to become an artist. He died without children.
Contributed by Mark Meredith on 11/07/2019 and last updated on 27/04/2021.