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Male, born 1884-01-31, died 1974-09

Associated with the firms network

Keith and Whitehouse, Architects; Whitehouse and Price, Architects

Professional History


Draftsman, McKim, Mead and White, Architects, Boston, MA, c. 1898.

Draftsman, Fox, Jenney and Gale Architects, 1899-1901.

Draftsman, Bowdoin Bradlee Crowninshield, Naval Architect, Marblehead, MA, 1902-1904.

Draftsman, Link and Haire, Architects, 1906-1907.

Draftsman, George E. DeSnell, Architect, 1906.

Draftsman, George E. Shanley, Architect, Butte, MT, 1907.

Draftsman, John K. Dow, Architect, 1907-1908.

Partner, Keith and Whitehouse, Architects, Spokane, WA, c. 01/1908-1913. The firm of Keith and Whitehouse dissolved in late 1913, perhaps 11/1913. The Improvement Bulletin noted the creation of the firm in its 01/1908 issue: “George H. Keith and H.C. Whitehouse, of Spokane, Wash., have formed an architectural partnership there with offices at 611 Empire State Building. They regard the building outlook as bright. Mr. Keith is well-known in Minneapolis, where he was for several years associated with the architectural practice. Mr. Whitehouse is a graduate of the Boston [sic] School of Technology.” (See “News of the Week Personal and General,” Improvement Bulletin, 01/04/1908, p. 18.) A dissolution notice for Keith and Woodhouse appeared in the American Architect: "Messrs. George H. Keith and Harold C. Whitehouse, architects, Spokane, Wash., announce the dissolution of their partnership to enter independent practice. Mr. Keith will practice at 612 Hutton Building and Mr. Whitehouse at 608 Hutton Building. Mr. Keith will be glad to receive samples from manufacturers and dealers in building materials.” (See “Personal,” American Architect, either 11 or 12/1913, p. 5. Issue date is not clear in Google Books version of American Architect, perhaps 12/10/1913.)

Partner, Whitehouse and Price, Architects, Spokane, WA, 1914- .

Partner, Whitehouse, Price, DeNeff and Deeble, Architects, Spokane, WA, c. 1962.

Whitehouse became a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), Washington State Chapter, in late 1920. (See "New Members Elected," Journal of the American Institute of Architects, vol. IX, no. 1, 01/1921, p. 58.) When surveyed in 1946, 1955 and 1962, Whitehouse indicated that he was a Registered Architect in the states of WA, ID, MT, and OR. President, American Institute of Architect (AIA), Spokane Chapter; Vice-President, Associated Engineers; President, Spokane Art Association, Spokane, WA; President, Spokane Art Center, Spokane, WA;

The Whitehouse and Price Records 1939-1972 are maintained at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture/Eastern Washington State Historical Society, Joel E. Ferris Research Library and Archives, Spokane, WA. This collection contains 20 flat files.


Whitehouse had his secondary school education in Medford, MA; Special Certificate, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1911-1913.

Elected to the Gargoyle Society of Cornell University, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1912. (Gargoyle was the Cornell chapter of the Intercollegiate Architectural Federation (IAF); in 1910, the IAF had chapters at Harvard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Columbia, Pennsylvania and Cornell. The IAF was founded in the Spring of 1910. See "Gargoyle Society in Architectural Competition," The Cornell Daily Sun, Volume XXXI, Number 48, 11/21/1910, p. 7.) Member, L'Ogive Society of the College of Architecture, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1912. Recipient, Second Medal in Design, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, c. 1913.


Price designed and built his own residence at 730 Plateau Rd., Spokane, WA, in 1948-1949.

Whitehouse married in 1909.

He had three children.

Whitehouse took a study tour of Europe with Professor A.C. Phelps of Cornell. They traveled to France, Italy, Switzerland, Holland, Belgium, and England in 1923; SSN: 533-36-7456.

Associated Locations

  • Somerville, MA (Architect's Birth)
    Somerville, MA

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PCAD id: 2747