Arthur Harrison (architect)

Arthur Harrison (22 January 1862 – 22 August 1922) FRIBA was an architect based in Birmingham, England.[1]

Yardley District Council House
The grade II listed public baths on Nechells Park Road, Nechells.
Digbeth Institute

LifeEdit

Arthur Harrison was born in Nottingham on 22 January 1862. He trained with William Martin and John Henry Chamberlain in Birmingham before moving as assistant to George A Cox in 1885. He commenced independent practice in Birmingham in 1888. He was elected FRIBA in 1902 as a result of being President of the Birmingham Architectural Association. He was also President of the Rotary Club of Birmingham.

He died on 22 August 1922.

WorksEdit

  • 28-34 Albert Street, Birmingham. 1888
  • Hall Green Junior School, Stratford Road, Hall Green, Birmingham 1892 - 1893
  • Morton Hall,123 Main Street, Newmilns, Kilmarnock 1896
  • Yardley District Council House 1898 - 1902
  • Artisans' Dwellings (Colmore Estate Dwellings), Hospital Street, Birmingham. 1900[2]
  • St Christopher's Church, Springfield 1907
  • Digbeth Institute, Birmingham 1906 - 1908[3]
  • Nechells Baths, Birmingham 1910
  • St Thomas' Schools, Granville Street, Birmingham 1915 - 1917[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Brodie, Antonia (20 December 2001). Directory of British Architects 1834-1914: Vol 1 (A-K). Royal Institute of British Architects. p. 851. ISBN 0826455131.
  2. ^ Sydney Perks (1 Sep 2007). Residential Flats. Jeremy Mills Publishing.
  3. ^ Andy Foster (2007). Pevsner Architectural Guides: Birmingham. Yale University Press. ISBN 9780300107319.
  4. ^ Doug Hickman (1970). Birmingham. Studio Vista.