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Richard Upjohn (22 January 1802 – 16 August 1878) was a British-born American architect who emigrated to the United States and became most famous for his Gothic Revival churches. He was partially responsible for launching the movement to popularity in the United States. Upjohn also did extensive work in and helped to popularize the Italianate style. He was a founder and the first president of the American Institute of Architects. His son, Richard Michell Upjohn, (1828-1903), was also a well-known architect and served as a partner in his continued architectural firm in New York.
|Born||(1802-01-22)22 January 1802|
|Died||16 August 1878(1878-08-16) (aged 76)|
|Buildings||William Rotch Jr. House|
Church of the Ascension
Edward King House
St. Paul's Cathedral
Hamilton Hoppin House
Church of the Holy Communion
Green-Wood Cemetery Gate