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Biography

BIOGRAPHICAL DATA

Firms:
Arthur C. Holden & Associates, 1920-1930, Principal
Holden, McLaughlin & Associates, 1930-1953, Partner
Holden, Egan & Associates, 1953-1960
Holden, Egan, Wilson & Corser, 1960-1967
Holden, Yang, Raemsch & Corser, 1967-

Principal works:
Madison Square Boys Club, New York City, 1924
Sussex Garden Apartments, Rye, New York, 1942
General Charles Berry Houses, New York, 1951
Guggenheim Museum with Frank Lloyd Wright, 1959
Queensborough Community College, with F.P. Wiedersum, 1968

Awards:
Chairman, Conference on Planning Man's Environment, Princeton University Bi-Centennial, 1946-1947
Medal of Honor, New York Chapter, American Institute of Architects, 1957

Education:
Litt.B., Princeton (hons.), 1912
B.Arch. & Am.Econ., Columbia Univ., 1915
Lambda Alpha, 1967
Lectured: Housing, Princeton, Mass. Institute of Tech., Pa. State Univ., Vassar, Bennington

Public service:
President and Chairman of the Board of New York Urban League, Inc. 1922-1931
President's Commission on Home Building and Home Ownership, 1928-1930
National Construction Council, 1931-1932
Mayor LaGuardia's Committee on City Planning, 1934-1938
Trustee, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City, 1951-1960

Government service:
New York National Guard, chief plant secretary, hull division, drafting room, U.S. Navy Yard, Brooklyn, 1917-1919

Publications:
Author and illustrator: Brick Architecture of the Colonial Period in Maryland and Virginia, 1919
Author: The Settlement Idea: A Vision of Social Justice, 1922
Author and illustrator: Money and Motion: The Social Function of Banking, 1940
Author and illustrator: Sonnets for My City: An Essay on the Kinship of Art and Finance, 1965
Author: Can We Deal Intelligently with Inflation?, n.d.

American Institute of Architects, New York Chapter:
Chairman of civic design, 1935-1942
Member of Executive Committee, 1943-1947
Chairman of Housing Committee, 1947-1949
Director, New York Region, 1949-1952
Vice Chairman, Committee on Post-War Planning, 1944-1946