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List of Philip Hooker buildings, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Most, if not all prominent Philip Hooker architecture appears on this list, including houses, churches and other structures where applicable. This list contains information like what city the structure can be found in, and when it was first opened to the public. If you want to find out even more about these famous Philip Hooker buildings you can click on the building names to get additional information.

Examples of buildings on this list include Albany City Hall and Hamilton College Chapel.

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Albany Academy


The old Albany Academy building, known officially as Academy Park by the City School District of Albany, its owner, and formerly known as the Joseph Henry Memorial, is located in downtown Albany, New York, United States. It is a Federal style brownstone building erected in the early 19th century. In 1971 it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Later it was included as a contributing property when the Lafayette Park Historic District was established. At the time it was built it was home to The Albany Academy, established a few years earlier. Architect Philip Hooker's Federal style design is the city's oldest public building, and the less altered of his two intact ...more

City/Town: Albany, New York, USA

Architect: Philip Hooker

Created By: Philip Hooker

Albany City Hall is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Philip Hooker Architecture
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Albany City Hall is the seat of government of the city of Albany, New York. It houses the office of the mayor, the Common Council chamber, the city and traffic courts, as well as other city services. The current building was designed by Henry Hobson Richardson in his particular Romanesque style and opened in 1883 at 24 Eagle Street between Corning Place and Pine Street. It is a rectangular, three-and-a-half-story building with a 202-foot tall tower at its southwest corner. The tower contains one of the only municipal carillons in the country. Albany's first city hall was the Stadt Huys, built by the Dutch at the intersection of Broadway and Hudson Avenue probably in the 1660s, though ...more

City/Town: Albany, New York, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1883

Architect: Henry Hobson Richardson, Philip Hooker

Created By: Henry Hobson Richardson, Philip Hooker

Style: Richardsonian Romanesque

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First Church in Albany is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Philip Hooker Architecture
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First Church in Albany


The First Reformed Church, also known as First Church in Albany or North Dutch Church, is located at North Pearl and Orange streets in Albany, New York, United States. It is a member congregation of the Reformed Church in America. The building was designed by Philip Hooker and built in 1798. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. It was established in 1642 to serve the Dutch inhabitants of Fort Orange, the adjacent village of Beverwyck, and the patroonship of Rensselaerswyck in general. It is the second oldest congregation in the state of New York, and the oldest upstate. The current church, designed by Philip Hooker, is the fourth building and the oldest church ...more

City/Town: Albany, New York, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1798

Architect: Philip Hooker

Created By: Philip Hooker

Hamilton College Chapel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Philip Hooker Architecture
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Hamilton College Chapel


The Hamilton College Chapel, on the campus of Hamilton College in Clinton, NY, was completed in 1827. The façade was designed by architect Philip Hooker, notable for his many designs of public buildings in Albany, NY, as well as for designing Hyde Hall in Springfield Center, NY. The conservative Federal style of the chapel is characteristic of Hooker’s work. The distinctive three story main body and interior design are credited to John H. Lothrop, a Hamilton College trustee. The design includes three bays on the eastern façade and eight bays of double hung windows along the north and south faces of the building. The mellow orange of the stone body of the chapel is Oriskany stone, while the ...more

City/Town: Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1825

Architect: Philip Hooker

Created By: Philip Hooker

Style: Federal architecture