| Donn Barber|
May 29, 1925
| October 19, 1871 (1871-10-19) Washington, D.C., U.S.|
Terminal Station (1908)
Lotos Club (1909)
Connecticut State Library and Supreme Court Building (1908-1910)
Berzelius Society building (1910)
Travelers Tower (1919)
New York Cotton Exchange (1923)
Yale University, Columbia University
Travelers Tower, Terminal Station
Donn Barber Wikipedia
Donn Barber FAIA (October 19, 1871 – May 29, 1925) was an American architect.
Barber was born on October 19, 1871 in Washington DC to Charles Gibbs Barber.
He was the grandson of Hiram Barber. He studied at Holbrook Military Academy in Ossining, New York, was graduated from Yale University in 1893, where he was chairman of campus humor magazine The Yale Record and a member of the Berzelius Society.
He then took post-graduate architectural courses at Columbia University and the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris under Paul Blondell and Scellier de Gisors. He was the ninth U. S. student to receive a diploma.
After returning and serving apprenticeships in the offices of Carrere & Hastings, Cass Gilbert and Lord & Hewlett, he set up his own firm around 1900. In 1923, Barber was elected into the National Academy of Design as an Associate member.
In 1899 Barber married Elsie Yandell of Louisville, the sister of sculptor Enid Yandell.
He died on May 29, 1925 in Manhattan, New York City.
His descendants include Louise Serpa, the famous rodeo photographer from Tucson, and her family.
Barber's designs include:Terminal Station, built 1908, 1434 Market St., Chattanooga, TN, NRHP-listed
Berzelius Society building, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1910
Connecticut State Library and Supreme Court Building, built 1908-1910, 231 Capitol Ave., Hartford, CT (with E.T. Hapgood) NRHP-listed
Lotos Club, 110 West 57th Street, New York, New York, 1909
Village Hall, 16–20 Croton Avenue, Ossining, New York, 1914
Travelers Tower, downtown Hartford, Connecticut, 1919
the New York Cotton Exchange, New York, New York, 1923 (from a 1912 competition design)
Capital City Club, 7 Harris St., NW, Atlanta, GA, NRHP-listed
The Hartford Times Building, downtown Hartford, Connecticut
The Hartford Aetna National Bank, Aetna Life Insurance, in Hartford
The Department of Justice Building in Washington, D.C.
and in Manhattan: the National Park Bank, the Mutual Bank, the Institute of Musical Art.