Alexander Parris, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Alexander Parris

American architect

Date of Birth: 24-Nov-1780

Place of Birth: Halifax, Massachusetts, United States

Date of Death: 16-Jun-1852

Profession: architect, engineer, civil engineer

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Alexander Parris

  • Alexander Parris (November 24, 1780 – June 16, 1852) was a prominent American architect-engineer.
  • Beginning as a housewright, he evolved into an architect whose work transitioned from Federal style architecture to the later Greek Revival.
  • Parris taught Ammi B.
  • Young, and was among the group of architects influential in founding what would become the American Institute of Architects.
  • He is also responsible for the designs of many lighthouses along the coastal Northeastern United States.

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