Charles Follen McKim


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Noun1.Charles Follen McKim - United States neoclassical architect (1847-1909)Charles Follen McKim - United States neoclassical architect (1847-1909)
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The Architecture of McKim, Mead, and White 1879-1915 gathers black-and-white reproductions of plans, elevations, and details of works by the well-known architectural firm led by Charles Follen McKim, William Rutherford Mead, and Stanford White, known for creating some of the most beloved and memorable buildings in America.
Charles Follen McKim (1847-1909) was the son of a prominent Philadelphia Quaker, an abolitionist who helped launch the Nation magazine, which at its founding was the voice of radical Republicanism.
One tends to think of Gilbert as coming a generation later than Charles Follen McKim and Stanford White because his major works began to appear much later than theirs and because his career lasted, unlike theirs, well into the twentieth century.