Benjamin Henry Boneval Latrobe
(1764 - 1820)
Benjamin Henry Boneval Latrobe was active/lived in District Of Columbia, Louisiana / England, Germany. Benjamin Latrobe is known for neoclassical architecture, public building design.
Biography Benjamin Henry Boneval Latrobe
Benjamin Henry Boneval Latrobe (May 1, 1764 – September 3, 1820) was a British subject and neoclassical architect who emigrated to the Unites States. Latrobe was one of the first formally trained, professional architects in the new United States, drawing influences from his travels in Italy, as well as British and French Neoclassical architects such as Claude Nicolas Ledoux.
In his thirties, he emigrated to the new United States and designed the United States Capitol, on "Capitol Hill" in Washington, D.C., as well as the Old Baltimore Cathedral or The Baltimore Basilica, (later renamed the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary). It is the first Roman Catholic Cathedral constructed in the United
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