Gilbert Stanley Underwood (1890–1960)

National Register #77000149: Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite The Ahwahnee in Yosemite Valley
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Gilbert Stanley Underwood was an American architect best known for his National Park lodges.

After opening an office in Los Angeles that year, he became associated with Daniel Ray Hull of the National Park Service. This led to a commission with the Utah Parks Company of the Union Pacific Railroad which was developing the parks in hopes of producing destinations for travelers.

Underwood also designed stations for the Union Pacific, culminating in the art deco style station in Omaha in 1929. Then in 1932, Underwood joined the Federal Architects Project. While working for the federal government, Underwood produced the preliminary designs for the Timberline Lodge, Mount Hood, Oregon, and went on to design more than 20 post offices, two major federal buildings, and the U.S. State Department Building. From 1947 to 1949, he was appointed as federal supervisory architect.

Adapted from Wikipedia.


Name Year Address City Sort Address Sort Name
Ahwahnee Hotel1926Yosemite National ParkAhwahnee Hotel
Bryce Canyon Lodge1925Bryce Canyon National ParkBryce Canyon Lodge
Cedar Breaks Lodge1924Cedar Breaks National MonumentCedar Breaks Lodge
Grand Canyon Lodge1928North RimGrand Canyon National ParkGrand Canyon Lodge
Jackson Lake Lodge1954Grand Teton National ParkJackson Lake Lodge
Old Faithful Lodge1923Yellowstone National ParkOld Faithful Lodge
Rincon Annex Post Office1940101-199 Mission Street San FranciscoMission 0101Rincon Annex Post Office
Sun Valley Lodge1936Sun ValleySun Valley Lodge
Union Station1931OmahaUnion Station
United States Mint1937155 Hermann Street San FranciscoHermann 0155United States Mint
Zion Lodge1927Zion National ParkZion Lodge

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