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Robert W. Gibson, AIA, (1854 in England – 1927 in New York City) was an English-born American ecclesiastical architect active in late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century New York City and New York State. He designed several large Manhattan churches and a number of prominent residences and institutional buildings.

Robert Williams Gibson
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BornNovember 17, 1854
Essex, England
DiedAugust 17, 1927
Known forArchitect

Gibson studied architecture at the Royal Academy of Arts, London. He won a competition to design All Saints Cathedral in Albany.[1]



Gibson married in 1890 to Caroline J. Hammond. They had four children: three daughters and a son.[3]


  1. ^ Sailors' Snug Harbor Info Plaque
  2. ^ American Architect and Buildings News. Oct 25, 1899
  3. ^ "Obituary, Robert W. Gibson". New York Times. August 19, 1927.