Horace Trumbauer (1868-1938)
Horace Trumbauer, Architect, of Philadelphia
He was one of the principal architects of the Gilded Age noted for the Beaux-Arts style. He is also remembered for hiring Julian Abele (1881-1950) as his assistant. Abele trained with him and became the first professional African-American architect.
Contributed by Mark Meredith on 28/09/2018 and last updated on 06/01/2020.