Potter, William A.
Potter, William A. (Appleton)(1842–1909) architect; born in Schenectady, N.Y. (half brother of Edward T. Potter). Practicing in New York, he specialized in collegiate buildings and suburban estates and was identified with the American High Victorian Gothic and Richardsonian styles.
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Potter, William A.(1842–1909)
American architect in New York; a supervising architect of the Treasury Department who also designed suburban estates and collegiate buildings. Projects include Chancellor Green Library (1873), Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; South Congregational Church (1875), Springfield, MA; and Customhouse and Post Office (1879), Evansville, IN.
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