Frederick Vernon Murphy, FAIA, 1879-1958 Timeline

1879 b. Fond du Lac Wisconsin
1898 North Division High School, Chicago, Illinois
1899-1905 Employed at Office of Supervising Architect

Department of Treasury, Washington, D.C.
Student, Columbian College (George Washington University)
1905-1909 Student, Ecole Nationale des Beaux Arts, Paris, France
1909-1911 Employed at Office of Supervising Architect

Department of Treasury
1911 Founder and Head, Department of Architecture, Catholic University of

America, Washington, D.C.
1911 Practice as Murphy & Olmstead, Architects, Washington, D.C.
1923 Chevalier, Legion of Honor, Government of France
1926 Registered Architect, District of Columbia
1932 Practice as Frederick V. Murphy, FAIA, Architect, Washington, D.C.
1930? Association with Allied Architects of Washington, D.C.
1940 Practice as Murphy & Locraft, Architects, Washington, D.C.
1945 Commission of Fine Arts, Washington, D.C.
1949 Retired, Head, Department of Architecture, Catholic University of America
1954 Retired, Murphy & Locraft, Architects, Washington, D.C.
1958 d. Chevy Chase, Maryland

Architectural Work

St. Charles Seminary Chapel
Now, parish church at Charlestown Retirement Community
Maiden Choice Lane, Arbutus, Maryland

Georgetown Lutheran Church
Wisconsin Avenue
Georgetown, Washington, D.C.

St. Paul’s College
Paulist Fathers House of Studies
4th St., N.E.
Washington, D.C.

Washington Retreat Center
4000 Harewood Road, NE
Washington, D.C.

Campus of the Catholic Sister’s College 4 buildings
plus Shields’ Memorial
Catholic University of America

Retreat Center and
Rosary Portico
Franciscan Monastery
1400 Quincy Street, NE
Washington, D.C. 20017

Graduate Hall
Now University Center
Catholic University of America

U.S. Post Office Alfred, New York National Register

Federal Courthouse Greenville, South Carolina National Register

Martin Maloney Memorial Chemistry Building
Michigan Avenue
Catholic University of America

Ward School of Music
Catholic University of America

Now School of Architecture and Planning
Catholic University of America

St. Vincent de Paul Dormitory and Chapel
Brookland Avenue
Catholic University of America

Home of the Good Shepherd
Clark’s Summit, Pennsylvania

St. Anselm’s Abbey and School
Missouri Avenue
Washington, D.C.

National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Associate Architect with McGinnis & Walsh, Boston

Shrine of the Sacred Heart
16th Street and Park Road
Washington, D.C.

Shrine of the Sacred Heart School
Park Road
Washington, D.C.

Curley Hall
Catholic University of America

John C. Mullen of Denver Memorial Library
Catholic University of America

Shahan Hall and Keene Halls
Catholic University of America

Holy Family Church
Dayton, Ohio

St. Mary's Church
Mobile, Alabama

St. Benedict the Moore Church
Washington, D.C.

St. James Church
Mt. Ranier, Maryland

St. Francis de Sales Church
Buffalo, New York

Chapel, Sisters of St. Joseph
Brentwood, New York

Holy Redeemer Church
New York Avenue
Washington, D.C.

St. Martin Church
North Capital Street
Washington, D.C.

Holy Comforter Church
East Capital Street
Washington, D.C.

St. Joseph's Church
Wythe & North Columbus
Alexandria, Virginia

Chapel of St. Dismas
Danemora State Prison
Clinton, New York

St. Mary Star of the Sea Parochial School
Baltimore, MD

Cannon House of Representative Office Building
Washington, D.C. (Allied Architects)

Entrance and Gates, United States Naval Academy
Annapolis, MD (Allied Architects)

St. Anthony Church
12th Street and Monroe Streets
Brookland, Washington, D.C.

St. Anne Parish Hall
Wisconsin Avenue at Tenley Circle
Washington, D.C.

Dunbarton College
Washington, D.C.
(now Howard University Law School)

All Saints Church
Liberty Heights Avenue
Baltimore, MD

Vatican Embassy
3333 Massachusetts Avenue
Washington, D.C.

Fourier Library
College of Notre Dame of Maryland
Baltimore, MD

School of Foreign Service
Georgetown University
Washington, D.C.

Renovation of the Basilica of the Assumption
Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD (Renovation dismantled in 2005-06 Latrobe restoration)

St. Thomas the Apostle Church Woodley Rd Washington, D.C.

Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial dedicated 1960

U.S. Battle Monuments Commission
St. Avold, Lorraine, France

Archbishop Carroll High School
Harewood Road
Washington, D.C.

Church of the Nativity
Georgia Avenue.
Washington, D.C.

Academy of the Holy Cross
Kensington, Maryland

Immaculata Junior College Western Avenue Washington, D.C.

Capuchin College (Expansion)
Harwood Road
Washington, D.C.

Capuchin Novitiate
Overlooking Severn River
Annapolis, MD

Academic Building Stone Ridge County Day School of the Sacred Heart
Rockville Pike, Bethesda, Maryland

Georgetown Preparatory School
Rockville Pike, Garrett Park, Maryland

Immaculate Conception Church
Sioux City, Iowa 1952-3

Reiss Science Building
Georgetown University.

Visitation Academy Library Georgetown, Washington, DC

Friars of the Atonement House of Studies
Catholic University of America

Bishop Fulton J. Sheen Residence
Foxhall Road, Spring Valley
Washington, D.C.

Catholic High School of Baltimore (Women)
2800 Edison Highway
Baltimore, MD 21213

Shrine of the Little Flower Church
Belair Road
Baltimore, MD