Peabody, Robert Swain
Peabody, Robert Swain(1845–1917) architect; born in New Bedford, Mass.; His partnership (1870–1917) with John Goddard Stearns Jr. (1843–1917) was the foremost Boston firm for 30 years, completing more than 1,000 stylistically diverse commissions and training numerous young architects.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
Peabody, Robert Swain(1845–1917)
American architect partnered with John Goddard Stearns, Jr. (1843–1917) in Boston. A prolific firm that trained numerous young architects. Designed Park Square Railroad Station (1874), Providence, RI; Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York (1875), NYC; Custom House Tower (1911), Boston, MA; Kragsyde (1884) Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA; and Groton School (1901), Groton, MA.
Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture Copyright © 2012, 2002, 1998 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved