John Galen Howard (May 8 1864, Chelmsford,
Massachusetts – July 18 1931, San Francisco, California) was an American architect.
He is best
known for his work as the supervising architect of the
Master Plan for the University of
California, Berkeley campus, and for founding the University of California's architecture
John Galen Howard in 1886
Among his most famous buildings are the Hearst Memorial Mining
and the Hearst Greek
, both located at UC Berkeley.
elected a Fellow in the
Institute of Architects in 1901.
- Draper, Joan, “The Ecole des Beaux-Arts and the Architectural
Profession in the United States: The Case of John Galen Howard,” in
The Architect: Chapters in the History of the Profession,
Spiro Kostof, ed., Oxford University Press, NY 1977, pages
- Draper, Joan, “John Galen Howard,” in Toward a Simpler Way
of Life: The Arts & Crafts Architects of California, Rober
Winter, ed., Norfleet Press of University of California Press,
Berkeley Los Angeles London 1997, pages 31-40
- Partridge, Loren W. John Galen Howard and the Berkeley
Campus: Beaux-Arts Architecture in the “Athens of the West”,
Berkeley Architectural Heritage, Berkeley CA 1988