Biographies of Architects, Designers, and Builders

Albert Henry Hill (1913-1984)

Albert Henry Hill was born in 1913 in England. He studied architecture at the University of California, followed by graduate studies at Harvard under Walter Gropius in 1937. Hill and John Ekin Dinwiddie formed a partnership in San Francisco with Eric Mendelsohn in 1945.

During this brief partnership, Hill designed the Cahn home in Fresno's Old Fig Garden. His 1947 revised scheme for this home was published in Progressive Architecture and is Fresno's only direct link to the Mendelsohn tradition of German Modernism. Hill also designed a women's clothing shop for Cahn that was published in Architectural Forum in 1947.

Albert Henry Hill died in Monterey County on December 5, 1984.

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