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Male, US, born 1876-12-27, died 1946-10-16

Associated with the firms network

Cram, Goodhue and Ferguson, Architects; Goodhue and Winslow, Architects; Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, Architect; Winslow and Johnson, Associated Architects; Winslow and Weston, Associated Architects; Winslow, Carleton Monroe, Sr., Architect

Professional History


Draftsman, Cram, Goodhue and Ferguson, Architects, Boston, MA, and New York, NY; Designer, Bertram G. Goodhue, San Diego, CA, and Los Angeles, CA, c. 1914- ; Associate, Goodhue and Winslow, Architects, Los Angeles, CA, c. 1920; Principal, Carleton Monroe Winslow, Architect, Los Angeles, CA, c. 1925-1941. Winslow leased an office in the building at 210 West 7th Street, Room #921 in 1928. (Los Angeles, California, City Directory, 1928, p. 2265.)

Professional Activities

Professional Advisor, Fullerton Union High School and Junior College Redesign Competition, Fullerton, CA, 1919-1920. The American Architect and Building News wrote in 1919: "The board of trustees of the Fullerton Union High School and Junior College, Fullerton, Cal., announces that it has prepared a program for a competition for the best scheme for enlarging and embellishing the present school group. The competition is for the four prizes of $2,000, $500, $300, and $200 respectively, the successful drawings to become property of the board. Registration of competitors may be made until Aug. 1, inquiries may be made at any time until Aug. 20, and the competition closes Aug. 28. The board has appointed Carleton M. Winslow, Los Angeles, as professional advisor. Prospective competitors desiring programs and present layout of the grounds are requested to send their names and addresses, together with a deposit of two dollars, to the principal of the Fullerton Union High School and Junior College, Fullerton, Cal. The deposits will be returned to all competitors at the termination of the competition." (See "Notice of Competition," American Architect and Building News, vol. CXVI, no. 2271, 07/02/1919, p. 19.)

Professional Awards

Fellow, American Institute of Architects (FAIA).


Archival documents on Carleton Monroe Winslow, Sr., are housed at the Architecture and Design Collection, University Art Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB).



Studied architecture, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL; coursework, École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts, Paris, France. The 1940 US Census indicated that Winslow completed only two years of high school; his wife, Helen was a college graduate.



Winslow, Sr., was born in Damariscotta, ME, in 1876, and continued to reside with his family there in 1900, when the US Census recorded that he worked as an architect. People in his hometown tended to have been born there, and there wasn't a great immigrant population. In 1904, he lived at 357 West 116th Street, New York, NY, and worked as an architectural draftsman; he applied for a passport application that year. Winslow came to California in 1912, while working for the New York architect, Bertram G. Goodhue, on the Panama-California International Exposition in San Diego. He lived with Helen Winslow in a dwelling at 2101 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, as noted on his World War I Draft Card. Three years later, he, his wife, son, and parents-in-law lived at 821 New Hampshire Avenue in Los Angeles. In 1940, Goodhue resided with his wife and son at 1943 Laughlin Park Drive in Los Angeles, CA; according to the US Census of that year, the house had a value of $10,000, less than his immediate neighbors, most of whom were professionals. The census indicated that he had also resided at this address in 1935. Winslow died in Los Angeles County, CA, at the age of 69.


Edwin H. Winslow (born 05/1847 in ME), was listed as his father in the US Census of 1900. His step-mother was Edith M. Winslow (born c. 08/1858 in ME). Carlton had a brother, Harvey E. Winslow (born 09/1884 in ME) and a sister, Winifred H. (born 12/1885 in ME). The California Death Index noted that his father's surname was "Harvey" and his mother's maiden name was "Hunt. "


Carleton Monroe Winslow, Sr., married Helen Hume Winslow (born 1882 in NY-died 1956), during or before 1917.


He had at least one son, Carleton Monroe Winslow, Jr., (02/13/1919-04/05/1983), also an architect;

Biographical Notes

A passport application of 1904 recorded that Winslow stood 5 feet 6 inches tall, had a high forehead, round full chin, rather large mouth, blue eyes, light hair and a fair complexion. His 1917 World War I Draft Registration Card indicated that he was short in stature with a medium build, grey eyes and brown hair. Winslow returned to New York, NY aboard the S.S. Advance from Cristobal, Panama Canal Zone, on 08/06/1911, presumably on business in Central America. The architect designed a number of Episcopal churches and was himself a practicing Episcopalian.

Associated Locations

  • Damariscotta, ME (Architect's Birth)
    Damariscotta, ME

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PCAD id: 789

1st Baptist Church #2, Pasadena, CA1925PasadenaCA
1st Congregational Church, Glendale, CA1922GlendaleCA
Automobile Club of Southern California, Office, Riverside, CA1929RiversideCA
Automobile Club of Southern California, Office, Santa Barbara, CA1920-1921Santa BarbaraCA
Bel-Air Country Club, Bel-Air, Los Angeles, CA1926-1927Los AngelesCA
Bingham, Mrs. Mario, House, Santa Barbara, CA1922-1923
Bliss, William H., House, Santa Barbara, CA1916Santa BarbaraCA
Calvary Presbyterian Church, Riverside, CARiversideCA
Carthay Circle Theatre, Los Angeles, CA1925-1926Los AngelesCA
Chapman Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles, CA1925Los AngelesCA
City of Los Angeles, Public Library (LAPL), Main Library #4, Downtown, Los Angeles CA1922-1926Los AngelesCA
Coppell, Herbert House, Pasadena, CA1916PasadenaCA
Coulter House, San Diego, CASan DiegoCA
Edwards, Mrs. Rogers, House, Montecito, CA1924-1925MontecitoCA
El Prado Complex, San Diego, CA1914-1915San DiegoCA
Episcopal Dioscese of California, Saint Mark's Episcopal Church and Parish Hall #1, Glendale, CA1938GlendaleCA
Fullerton Joint Union High School District, Plummer Auditorium, Fullerton, CA1930FullertonCA
Hansen, Mark M., Theatre Project, Oxnard, CA1922OxnardCA
Harvard School, Saint Savior's Chapel, Studio City, Los Angeles, CA1914-1915Los AngelesCA
McAdoo, William Gibbs, Jr., House, Santa Barbara, CA1924-1925Santa BarbaraCA
Panama-California Exposition, Administration Building, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA1911-1912San DiegoCA
Panama-California Exposition, Botanical Building, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA1914-1915San DiegoCA
Panama-California Exposition, Master Plan, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA1911-1915San DiegoCA
Root, A.I., House, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CALos AngelesCA
Saint Augustine-by-the-Sea Church #1, Santa Monica, CA1887Santa MonicaCA
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Santa Barbara, CA1916Mission Canyon, Santa BarbaraCA
Vermont Square Methodist Church #2, Los Angeles, CA1925-1926
Wilshire Boulevard Congregational Church Project, Los Angeles, CA1922-1925Los AngelesCA
Winslow, Mrs. C.M., House, Los Angeles, CALos AngelesCA
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