Rogers, Isaiah(1800–69) architect and inventor; born in Marshfield, Mass. His innovative designs established American preeminence in hotel architecture; he held several patents for bridge designs. He was supervising architect of the Treasury Department (1863–65).
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American architect who worked in Boston, New York, and Cincinnati; an innovative hotel designer and supervising architect of the Treasury Department. Designed the Tremont House (1829), Boston, MA; Merchant’s Exchange (1842), NYC; and Burnett House (1850), Cincinnati, OH.
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