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Bertram Goodhue

Designed the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in NEW YORK. Also designed the Cheltenham and Merrymount typefaces. He transferred to NY in 1884 to apprentice with Renwick, Aspinwall and Russell, which the famed Adam Renwick, Jr., was somebody. He gained the St. Matthew’s style competition in Dallas in 1891. He previously a neo-gothic design but also attempted Byzantine revival and Spanish colonial revival. He was homeschooled by his mom, Helen Grosvenor, until he was 11, and he went to Russell’s Collegiate and Industrial Institute. He and Frank Lloyd Wright had been contemporaries.

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