Percy Erskine Nobbs

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Birthday
11, 1875
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Nov 5, 1964 (89)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
11, 1875
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Nov 5, 1964 (89)

About

Proponent of the Arts and Crafts Architectural Movement; designed many of Montreal's landmark buildings. The 1901 Euston Road fire station was one of his designs.

Before Fame

He studied at Edinburgh University. He often collaborated with George Taylor Hyde.

Trivia

He designed eight buildings on the campus of McGill University, where he also served on the faculty; these buildings included the Pathological Institute Building, Osler Library, and the Redpath Library Building.

Family Life

His family was residing in Haddington, Scotland, when he was born. He married Mary Cecilia Shepherd.

Associated With

He and American architect Samuel Tilden Norton were contemporaries.