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Lyle, John M. (1872 - 1945), architect, urban planner

Geoffrey Hunt

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Canadian architect and urban planner of Irish birth. He attended the Hamilton School of Art, Ontario, and trained as an architect at the School of Arts, Yale University, New Haven, CT, before enrolling in the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris (1894). His training was reinforced by 12 years’ work in New York for several large firms. Upon return to Canada (1906) he was instrumental in disseminating the Beaux-Arts ideals to the architectural profession through the Atelier

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