William D. Austin


Austin, William D. (William Downes)

Personal Information

Birth/Death:    deceased 05/26/1943
Occupation:    American architect
Location:    Boston, MA

AIA Affiliation

Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 1900-decease
Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA) 1912

Biographical Sources

Biographical Directories:
Entry in Henry F. Withey, A.I.A., and Elsie Rathburn Withey, Biographical Dictionary of American Architects (Deceased) (Los Angeles: New Age Publishing Company, 1956. Facsimile edition, Hennessey & Ingalls, Inc., 1970)

Related Records

Archival Holdings

The American Institute of Architects Archives
      Membership file contains membership application, related correspondence. William Downes Austin is mentioned in RG 802, Series 2, Competition Committee records, as one of four architects invited to compete for the Dennison Manufacturing Company Administration Building in Framingham, MA, in 1913. The file does not tell who won the competition.