Rankin & Kellogg


Rankin & Kellogg


Established in 1881 by John Hall Rankin and Thomas M. Kellogg both were MIT students.

The firm was known f its Beaux-Arts style in public buildings. Rankin & Kellogg were often the recipients of large-scale public and commercial commissions.

In 1893 they participated in the competition for the New York City Hall and received second prize, losing to McKim, Mead & White.

In 1903 the firm name was changed to Rankin, Kellogg & Crane with the addition of Edward A. Crane to the firm, he left in 1925 and the name returned to its original.

In 1943 a successor firm Rankin, Kellogg & Doe was formed to recognizing the inputs of Lester Adrian Doe.


"Free Library, Newark, N.J." Architectural Record, vol. 12, June 1902, p. 234.

"Free Public Library, Newark, New Jersey." Architectural Review (Boston), vol. 9, no. s, Jan. 1902, p. 14.

Roos, C. L. "A Competitive Design for the City-Hall, Newark, N.J." American Architect & Building News, vol. 74, Oct. 1901, p. 7.


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