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Ward Wellington Ward

Architect from United States of America

Ward Wellington Ward Ward Wellington Ward (1875–1932) was an American architect who worked mostly in Syracuse, New York. He designed more than 250 buildings, of which more than 120 were built and survive. He was influenced by, and contributed to, the Arts and Crafts movement in architecture. Ward's work is in varying styles, but the houses most typically include crafts-like details such as decorative cutouts in shutters. His designs almost always include garages, gateways, and other small structures like gazebos. Ward was born in Chicago. His decision to live and work in Syracuse was influenced by the presence of Gustav Stickley in Syracuse, who promoted the "Craftsman"-style of architecture, furniture, and other decorative arts in his magazine, The Craftsman. Gustav Stickley's own home in Syracuse is regarded as being the first Arts and Crafts home. Ward's wife's family was also in the Syracuse area. Ward worked with Horatio Nelson White in Syracuse for a short time. Ward's homes in Syracuse are concentrated in upscale new neighborhood developments: Strathmore, Scottholm, Berkeley Park, and Sedgwick Farms. He designed other buildings in Syracuse, too, and outside Syracuse he designed buildings  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1875-07-26
Place of birth
Chicago
Nationality
United States of America
Parents
Harvey A. Moyer
Profession
Architect

Education

Institution From To
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Death

Date of death
1932

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