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Welcome to 2022!

And a big thank you to all those who supported the Irving J. Gill Foundation in 2021. We are hopeful that 2022 will once again see our public events return! 

Continuing into 2022, all donations over $250 will receive a free copy of our premier publication One California Architect, Irving J. Gill.


Supporting the Irving J. Gill FoundationDodge House 1916

Irving J. Gill was born in 1870. After several years of apprenticeship, he opened his own architectural firm in 1893. In the midst of a brilliant career, the Great Depression stalled his progress in 1929. Then, during the depression, he passed away in 1936 at only 66 years of age.

For too many years following Gill’s death, there had been no formal effort to preserve his legacy. As a result, many magnificent Gill landmarks have been lost, and his name has not found its proper place in architectural history books.

That began to change in 2015 when the Irving J. Gill Foundation was founded. While Gill’s legacy is historic, the Foundation is still a young organization and has a lot of work to do to make up for the lost time.

If you appreciate Gill’s work, the Arts & Crafts, Modern Architecture, American architecture, or the progressive ideals that he believed in and pursued in his architecture, then please consider making a donation to help us to make up for that lost time.

All donations are appreciated and will make a significant contribution to our core mission of preserving the work and legacy of this important modern American architect.

Donations to the Irving J. Gill Foundation are tax-deductible as we are a US 501(c)3 organization.

Please use the Donate link below. All credits cards are accepted. You will be connected to a PayPal website but you do not need a PayPal account to make a donation. If you prefer or have a non-cash donation you would like us to consider, please contact us directly here: Contact.

Thank you,

James B. Guthrie
President