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Howard Smith

Full name: Howard Dwight Smith
Gender: Male
Born: February 21, 1886 in Dayton, Ohio, United States
Died: April 27, 1958 in Columbus, Ohio, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Art Competitions


American architect Howard Smith was best known for the design of the Ohio Stadium, home to The Ohio State University football team. His work earned him the American Institute of Architects Gold Medal for Public Building Design.

Smith graduated from The Ohio State University with a degree in Civil Engineering in Architecture, and after studying architecture in Columbia, joined the firm of [John Russell Pope]. His initial projects for Pope included the Vanderbilt mansion and Henry Clay Frick's New York Fifth Avenue mansion. He served as a professor of architecture at OSU from 1918-21, and later as University Architect from 1929-56. Smith designed over 30 buildings on campus including Hughes Hall, Alpheus W. Smith Laboratory, St. John's Arena, and an expansion for the William Oxley Thomspon Memorial Library.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 46 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Architecture, Unknown Event United States USA AC

Mixed Architecture, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1932 Summer 46 Los Angeles Art Competitions United States Final Standings AC Physical Education Building, Ohio State University
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