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Male, US, born 10/15/1885, died 01/02/1971

Associated with the firms network

Chambers and Hibbard, Architects; Chambers, H.C., Architect; Hunt and Chambers, Architects; Hunt and Grey, Architects; Hunt, Chambers and Shepard, Architects; Hunt, Myron, Architect


Professional History

Draftsman, [Myron] Hunt and [Elmer] Grey, Architects, Los Angeles, CA, 1907-1908; Head Draftsman, Myron Hunt Architect, Los Angeles, CA, 1909-1920; Field Officer, Emergency Fleet Corps, (in charge of exemptions), 1918; Partner, Hunt and Chambers, Architects, Los Angeles, CA, 1920-1947; Partner, Chambers and [Lester] Hibbard, Architects, Los Angeles, CA, 1948-1968; Principal, Harold C. Chambers, Architect, Los Angeles, CA, 1968-1971;

President, Southern California Chapter, American Institute of Architects, Los Angeles, CA, 1930-1931; in 1956, Chambers was Registered Architect in CA; he reported in 1956 that his foreign travel had consisted of trips to Mexico and Canada; Chambers worked until the last one or two years of his life; SSN: 554-50-4655;

Honor Award for Hunt and Chambers, Southern California Chapter, American Institute of Architects, Pasadena Public Library, Pasadena, CA, 1927; Honor Award for Hunt and Chambers, Southern California Chapter, American Institute of Architects, Flintridge Biltmore Hotel, Pasadena, CA, 1927; Honor Award for Hunt and Chambers, Southern California Chapter, American Institute of Architects, Thomas Jackson Library, 1939; Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, 1943;

Archival documents on Hunt and Chambers are housed at the Architecture and Design Collection of the University Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB);

Personal

Born in Indiana, Chambers died in Los Angeles County, CA, at the age of 85, this according to the California Death Index; the American Architects Directory (1956) listed his birthplace as Hampton, NE (p. 89); Chambers was married in 1917, and had one child in 1956;

Harold C. Chambers married in 1917.

When surveyed in 1955, Chambers indicated that he had had one child.



Associated Locations

  • Hampton, NB (Architect's Birth)
    Hampton, NB

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PCAD id: 638


NameDateCityState
Ancient Arabic Order of Nobles of the Mystic Shrine (A.A.O.N.M.S), Shriners Hospital, Rampart Village, Los Angeles, CA1952Los AngelesCA
Baker Shoe Store, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 1929Los AngelesCA
Bowman-Biltmore Hotels Corporation, Flintridge Biltmore Hotel, La Cañada Flintridge, CA1926La Cañada FlintridgeCA
Chambers, Harold C., House, Los Angeles, CA
City of Pasadena, Public Library, Main Library #3, Civic Center, Pasadena, CA1925-1927PasadenaCA
County National Bank Building, Santa Barbara, CA1924-1927Santa BarbaraCA
George Junior Republic, Fowler, Margaret B., Auditorium, Chino Hills, CA1938-1939Chino HillsCA
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, Newport Beach, CA1952Newport BeachCA
Huntington, Henry E., Library, San Marino, CA1919San MarinoCA
Kellogg, W.K., Ranch House, Pomona, CAPomonaCA
Magnin, I., Department Store, Beverly Hills, CA1939Beverly HillsCA
Magnin, I., Department Store, Los Angeles, CALos AngelesCA
Olmsted, Frederick Law, Jr., House, Ocean Bluffs, Palos Verdes Estates, CA1925-1927Palos Verdes EstatesCA
Palos Verdes Public Library, Malaga Cove Branch, Palos Verdes Estates, CA1926-1930Palos Verdes EstatesCA
Protestant Welfare Association, Boy's School, Girard, CA1927
Redlands Community Hospital, Redlands, CARedlandsCA
San Marcos Building, Downtown, Santa Barbara, CA1913Santa BarbaraCA
San Marcos Hotel, Chandler, AZ1912-1913ChandlerAZ
Santa Barbara County National Bank, Santa Barbara, CA1927Santa BarbaraCA
Weith, W.S., House, Beverly Hills, CA1927Beverly HillsCA
"Vermont Marble Ad The Modernistic Movement Plate 4", American Architect, 139: 2591, 131, 01/1931. "Chambers, H(arold) C(oulson)", American Architects Directory 1956, 1st edition: 89, 1955. Wheeler, Joseph L., Githens, Alfred Morton, American Public Library Building, 69, 1941. Wheeler, Joseph L., Githens, Alfred Morton, American Public Library Building, 82, 1941. "Weith House, Beverly Hills article", Architect & Engineer, 85, 87, 5/1927. "Kellogg, W.K., Ranch House, Pomona", Architectural Digest, 7: 1, 4-15, 1928. "Palos Verdes Public Library, Palos Verdes Estates, California, Myron C. Hunt and H.C. Chambers, Architects", Architectural Forum, LVI: 6, 597-598, 1932-06. "Flintridge Hotel 1928", Arrowhead, 18, 9/1928. "Flintridge Biltmore Hotel 1929", California Arts and Architecture, 36, 8/1929. Barker Brothers, Furnishing for Public Service, 50-51, c1929. "La Vina Sanatorium, Altadena, Calif.", Journal of the American Institiute of Architects, VIII: 4, 163, 10/1947. Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, "Palos Verdes Public Library, 1926-30", Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 54, 1994. Gebhard, David, Winter, Robert, "I. Magnin Department Store", Los Angeles An Architectural Guide, 128, 1994. "Success by Fall Seen for Hospital Fund Drive", Los Angeles Times, J13, 08/05/1956. "Hostelry leased at Flintridge", Los Angeles Times, I: 6, 6/9/1928. "Flintridge Hotel notice 1927", Saturday Night, Front cover, 2, 12/31/1927. "Firm of Hunt and Chambers win AIA award for design of Flintridge Biltmore Hotel", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 32, 3/21/1930. "Firm of Hunt and Chambers win AIA award for design of Pasadena Public Library", Southwest Builder and Contractor, 30, 32, 3/21/1930. "Additions to the San Marcos Hotel, Chandler, AZ", Southwest Builder & Contractor, 49, col 1, 1/25/1924. "County National Bank Building, Santa Barbara", Southwest Builder & Contractor, 46, 3/28/1924.