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Male, born 06/18/1894, died 03/11/1971

Associated with the firms network

Bakewell and Brown, Architects; Weihe, Frick and Kruse, Architects

Professional History


Draftsman, Bakewell and Brown, Architects, San Francisco, CA.

Partner, Weihe, Frick and Kruse, Architects, San Francisco, CA, 1942- .

Director, Northern California Chapter, American Institute of Architects (AIA), 1954;


Some papers created by Lawrence Kruse are contained in the Weihe, Frick and Kruse Collection maintained at the University of California, Berkeley (UCB), College of Environmental Design (CED) Archives, Berkeley, CA. The CED web site said of this collection: "The bulk of the Weihe, Frick & Kruse collection consists of records documenting Weihe, Frick & Kruse projects. The collection also contains records from predecessor firms of Brown & Frick, and Bakewell & Weihe, as well as material created by the successor firm of William B. Fox. Materials include a few student drawings by Edward Frick and project files and drawings of Frick, and Bakewell & Weihe. Project files and drawings also document Weihe, Frick & Kruse projects, as well as Grace Cathedral, the largest project in the collection." (See University of California, Berkeley (UCB), College of Environmental Design Archives, "Weihe, Frick & Kruse," accessed 07/11/2019.)


Born in Grass Valley, CA, Kruse spent most of his life working in his homestate, save for his college years at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. Kruse died in the 94127 zip code of San Francisco, CA, at the age of 76.

Associated Locations

  • Grass Valley, CA (Architect's Birth)
    Grass Valley, CA

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PCAD id: 3317