Bliss & Faville, Architects

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San Francisco, California, 1898-1925

Partners:

Walter Danforth Bliss (1872-1956), Architect

William Baker Faville (1866-1947), Architect

Bliss & Faville was an early San Francisco architectural firm, formed in 1898 and in business until 1925. The partnership was one of the nationally-prominent firms selected to participate in the design competition for the new Nebraska State Capitol, 1919-1920.[1][2][3]

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

Buildings & Projects

Nebraska Capitol Competition, Final Stage (1920), Lincoln, Nebraska.[3]

Notes

References

1. David Parry, “Bliss, Walter Danforth,” Encyclopedia of San Francisco, accessed through San Francisco Museum and Historical Society website on August 14, 2013, http://www.sfhistoryencyclopedia.com/articles/b/blissWalter.html

2. Faville, William B.,” in Henry F. Withey and Elsie Rathburn Withey, Biographical Dictionary of American Architects (Deceased) (Los Angeles: Hennessey & Ingalls, 1970), 204-05.

3. American Architect 118:2327 (July 28, 1920), plate.

Other Sources

H. Keith Sawyers, “The architectural Vision of Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue,” in Frederick C. Luebke, ed. "A Harmony of the Arts: The Nebraska State Capitol". Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1993, 16, 19.

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Bliss & Faville, Architects,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, August 14, 2013. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, October 17, 2019.


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