Timeline of Official School Architects

Augustus Bauer – January 1881 to February 1882*

Frederick Baumann – February to June, 1882

Julius S. Ender – June to September, 1882

James R. Willett – October 1882 to December 1883

John J. Flanders – January 1884 to December 1888

Charles Rudolph – December 1888 to December 1890

John J. Flanders – December 1890 to February 1893

August Fiedler – February 1893 to December 1896

Normand S. Patton – December 1896 to November 1898

Fred A. Fiedler (Acting)  – November to December 1898

William B. Mundie – December 1898 to May 1904

Robert B. Williamson (Acting) May 1904 to June 1905

Dwight Heald Perkins– June 1905 to April 1910

Arthur F. Hussander (Acting) – February 1910 to December 1912

Arthur F. Hussander – 1913 to 1920

John C. Christensen – 1921 to 1924

Edgar Martin (Supervising Architect) – April 1924 to January 1926

John C. Christensen– 1926- 1928

Paul Gerhardt – 1928 to 1931

John C. Christensen– 1931 to 1959

*Augustus Bauer was appointed as the Architect to the Board of Education in 1881, though he designed Chicago school buildings as early as 1874.