Reginald Davis Johnson

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Birthday
19, 1882
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
1952
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
19, 1882
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
1952

About

Southern California-based architect who designed inexpensive homes and public housing projects during the Great Depression era. His homes cost less and were more affordable to build, hence his importance on the many impoverished Americans seeking shelter.

Before Fame

He was an architecture student in Paris before studying at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Trivia

He began his architectural career by designing homes for wealthy residents of Pasadena and Montecito, California.

Family Life

He was born in the state of New York to Joseph Horsfall Johnson, who later became the Episcopal Bishop of the City of Los Angeles.

Associated With

He received a small home design award from U.S. President Herbert Hoover in 1931.