Notman, John(1810–65) architect; born in Edinburgh, Scotland. Practicing in Philadelphia after 1831, he early adopted the Italianate style and incorporated technological innovations like residential central heating and plumbing. He helped found the American Institute of Architects (1857).
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American architect in Philadelphia; helped introduce the Italianate style; designed the Athenaeum (1847), Philadelphia, PA and Prospect Villa (1852), Princeton, NJ.
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