Basic Biographical Details

Name: Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue
Designation: Architect
Born: 28 April 1869
Died: 23 April 1924
Bio Notes: Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue was born in Pomfret, Connecticut on 28 April 1869. At the age of fifteen he was articled to New York ecclesiastical architect James Renwick. He remained with Renwick for six years before moving to Boston, and it was there that in 1891 he joined the office of Ralph Adams Cram, whose partner Charles Wentworth had recently been forced to retire for reasons of ill-health. The practice title changing to Cram, Goodhue & Ferguson, and the firm was instrumental in bringing the full force of the Gothic revival to American ecclesiastical architecture. Around 1910-12, Goodhue withdrew from the partnership to practise independently in New York. On his death on 23 April 1924, his practice was continued by Francis S L Mayers, Oscar H Murray and F Hardie Phillip, initially as Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue Associates; its title was changed to Mayers, Murray & Phillip by 1931.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1New York, New York, United States of AmericaBusiness1910 or 1911 or 19121924 

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1Cram, Goodhue & Ferguson18911910 or 1911 or 1912Partner 

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 5James William Spence19101911Assistant 
Item 2 of 5James Taylor Thomson19121920Assistant(?) 
Item 3 of 5F Hardie Phillip1912Before 1924Assistant 
Item 4 of 5F Hardie PhillipAfter 19121924Senior Assistant 
Item 5 of 5John Turnbull19261929Assistant 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 2Oliver, Richard1983Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue New York, Cambridge & London: Architectural History Foundation/MIT Press 
Item 2 of 2Withey, Henry F and Withey, Elsie Rathburn1970Biographical Dictionary of American Architects (Deceased)Facsimile editionLos Angeles: Hennessey & Ingalls, Inc (originally published in 1956)