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In 1970, '''[[Martin Inglis Aitken (1907-1974), Architect|Martin Aitken]]''', '''[[Burket Eugene Graf (1918-2007), Architect|Burket Graf]]''', '''[[Nathan Bruce Hazen (1897-1991), Architect|Bruce Hazen]]''', and '''[[Warren Woodrow “Woody” Hull (1912-1985), Architect|Woody Hull]]''' were all looking for places to work throughout their waning years of practice, so they formed a Lincoln architectural consortium to share offices and personnel. [[Martin Inglis Aitken (1907-1974), Architect| Aitken]], who had been building since the 1930s, was going to retire until [[LeRoy William (Bill) Hoffman (1926-2014), Architect & Engineer|Hoffman]] talked him into joining him.[[#References|[1]]] [[Nathan Bruce Hazen (1897-1991), Architect| Hazen]] had worked previously with [[LeRoy William (Bill) Hoffman (1926-2014), Architect & Engineer|Hoffman]] on previous Kentucky Fried Chicken projects.[[#References|[1]]]  The members and title of this consortium changed multiple times over the next two decades. After 1997, [[LeRoy William (Bill) Hoffman (1926-2014), Architect & Engineer|Bill Hoffman]] continued to practice individually while maintaining an office and secretary under the name [[Aitken, Hazen, Hoffman & Miller, Architects|Aitken, Hazen, Hoffman & Miller]] until 2003. [[#References|[1]]]
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In 1970, '''[[Martin Inglis Aitken (1907-1974), Architect|Martin Aitken]]''', '''[[Burket Eugene Graf (1918-2007), Architect|Burket Graf]]''', '''[[Nathan Bruce Hazen (1897-1991), Architect|Bruce Hazen]]''', and '''[[Warren Woodrow “Woody” Hull (1912-1985), Architect|Woody Hull]]''' formed a Lincoln architectural consortium to share offices and personnel throughout their waning years of practice. [[Martin Inglis Aitken (1907-1974), Architect| Aitken]], who had been building since the 1930s, was going to retire until [[LeRoy William (Bill) Hoffman (1926-2014), Architect & Engineer|Hoffman]] talked him into joining him.[[#References|[1]]] [[Nathan Bruce Hazen (1897-1991), Architect| Hazen]] had worked previously with [[LeRoy William (Bill) Hoffman (1926-2014), Architect & Engineer|Hoffman]] on previous Kentucky Fried Chicken projects.[[#References|[1]]]  The members and title of this consortium changed multiple times over the next two decades. After 1997, [[LeRoy William (Bill) Hoffman (1926-2014), Architect & Engineer|Bill Hoffman]] continued to practice individually while maintaining an office and secretary under the name [[Aitken, Hazen, Hoffman & Miller, Architects|Aitken, Hazen, Hoffman & Miller]] until 2003. [[#References|[1]]]
  
 
This page is a contribution to the publication, '''[[Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects]]'''. See the [[Format and contents of Nebraska architect entries|format and contents]] page for more information on the compilation and page organization.
 
This page is a contribution to the publication, '''[[Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects]]'''. See the [[Format and contents of Nebraska architect entries|format and contents]] page for more information on the compilation and page organization.

Latest revision as of 13:43, 6 February 2019

Lincoln, Nebraska, 1973-1974; Lincoln, Nebraska, 1978-1997


Members:

Martin Aitken, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1973-1974

Nathan Bruce Hazen, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1973-1974; 1978-1979

LeRoy "Bill" Hoffman, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1973-1974; 1978-1999

Richard G. Miller, Ralston, and Lincoln, Nebraska.


In 1970, Martin Aitken, Burket Graf, Bruce Hazen, and Woody Hull formed a Lincoln architectural consortium to share offices and personnel throughout their waning years of practice. Aitken, who had been building since the 1930s, was going to retire until Hoffman talked him into joining him.[1] Hazen had worked previously with Hoffman on previous Kentucky Fried Chicken projects.[1] The members and title of this consortium changed multiple times over the next two decades. After 1997, Bill Hoffman continued to practice individually while maintaining an office and secretary under the name Aitken, Hazen, Hoffman & Miller until 2003. [1]

This page is a contribution to the publication, Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. See the format and contents page for more information on the compilation and page organization.

Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings

Lincoln, Nebraska, 1974

Lineage of the Consortium

1970-1971: Aitken, Graf, Hazen, Hoffman & Hull, Architects, Lincoln, Nebraska.

1971: Aitken, Graf & Hazen, Architects, Lincoln, Nebraska.

1972-1973: Aitken, Hazen, Hoffman & Hull, Architects, Lincoln, Nebraska.

1974: Aitken, Hazen, Hoffman & Miller, Architects, Lincoln, Nebraska.

1975-1978: Hazen, Hoffman & Miller, Architects, Lincoln, Nebraska.

1978-1997: Aitken, Hazen, Hoffman & Miller, Architects, Lincoln, Nebraska.

Buildings & Projects

Notes

References

1. D. Murphy, tr. "LeRoy W. "Bill" Hoffman, In conversation with David Murphy, Robert Ripley, and Thomas Kaspar" Nebraska State Historical Society Collections (April 10, 2003).

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Aitken, Hazen, Hoffman & Miller, Architects,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, February 1, 2019. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, May 27, 2020.


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