Basic Biographical Details

Name: David Jardine
Designation: Architect
Born: 2 July 1840
Died: 4 June 1892
Bio Notes: David Jardine was born in Scotland on 2 July 1840, the son of an architect builder, and was articled to his father. He emigrated at the age of twenty to New York where he was briefly an assistant in the office of Edward Thompson prior to practising in association with him until the Civil War. When he resumed practice in New York some years later on his own account he sent first for his brother John and then for a second brother, the firm taking the practice title of Jardine & Jardine. John J Nordin subsequently became a partner.

Jardine & Jardine had a large and successful practice which was responsible for the Fifth Avenue Theatre, the Synagogue at 63rd Street and Lexington Avenue, the Alpine Building on Broadway and several Presbyterian churches. David died at Larchmont, New York on 4 June 1892.

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 AmericaBusiness1840 or 1841  

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 2Jardine & Jardine 1892Partner 
Item 2 of 2Edward Thompson1840 or 1841 Assistant 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1Withey, Henry F and Withey, Elsie Rathburn1970Biographical Dictionary of American Architects (Deceased)Facsimile editionLos Angeles: Hennessey & Ingalls, Inc (originally published in 1956) 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Architecture & Building (USA)June 1892  Obituary