Edward Livingston Palmer, Jr, FAIA
Born: May 27, 1877 in Baltimore, Maryland
Died: May 13, 1952
A.B. The Johns Hopkins University, 1899
B.S. University of Pennsylvania, School of Architecture, 1903
1903-1907 - Draftsman – Hornblower & Marshall, Washington, D.C.
1907-1917 - Architect – The Roland Park Company, Baltimore, Maryland. Private clients were also accepted during this period.
1917-1925 - Partner – The Office of Edward L. Palmer, Jr., Private practice
1925-1929 - Partner – Palmer, Willis & Lamdin, 513 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland
1929-1945 - Partner – Palmer & Lamdin, 513 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland
1945-1952 - Partner – Palmer, Fisher, Williams & Ness, 1020 St. Paul Street, Baltimore
Organizations & Activities
Architect: The Roland Park Company, 1907-1917
President: Baltimore Chapter of the AIA, 1925-1926
Consulting Architect: The Roland Park Company, Member of the committee on approval for plans for Roland Park, Guilford, Homeland and Northwood.
Member: Committee on approval of plans for Gibson Island, Kernwood, Pinehurst
Secretary: The Homewood Building Committee and Advisory Board of Architects, Johns Hopkins University, 1925-1945
Chairman: Architectural Advisory Board, Goucher College, 1939-1952 Architectural Advisor for competition to develop the new Baltimore County campus and buildings
Member: Baltimore City Planning Commission, 1939-1952
Member: Maryland Board of Examiners and Registration of Architects, 1945-1952
Fellow: American Institute of Architects - for public service to his profession, 1948
Selected Projects Designed by Edward L. Palmer, Jr.
1907-1925 200 houses in Roland Park, Guilford and Homeland
1916 Roland Park County Day School
1918 Housing development in Dundalk for Bethlehem Steel Corporation
1917 E.L. Palmer House on Wyndhurst
1918 Wawasset Housing Development near Wilmington, DE, for DuPont Corp.
1918 Friends Meeting House, North Charles Street
1921 Restoration of Homewood House, Johns Hopkins University campus
1922 Washington Apartments; Cambridge Apartments
1923 Franciscan Monastery – Folly Quarter, Howard County
1924 Roland Park Public School, with W.D. Lamdin
1925 Roland Park Apartments with W.D. Lamdin
1929 E.L. Palmer house – Churchwarden’s Road
E.L. Palmer house – Gibson Island, Maryland