Guilbert and Betelle

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Guilbert and Betelle was an architecture firm formed as a partnership of Ernest F. Guilbert and James Oscar Betelle. The firm specialized in design of schools on the East Coast of the United States, with an emphasis on the "Collegiate Gothic" style.

Betelle took over the firm aftLKSJFlksfer Guilbert died in 1916, and oversaw design of hundreds of schools, including Greenwich High School in Greenwich, Connecticut and the Radburn School in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, both of which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Other notable buildings for which the firm was responsible include the Essex County Hall of Records and the Essex Club (now home of the New Jersey Historical Society).[1]sssdddhhh





The following is a list of structures designed by the firm, ordered by state and locality:


Cos Cob School, c. 1916
Greenwich High School (Greenwich Town Hall), c. 1925
State Normal School (Davidson Hall, CCSU), c. 1922


Charles Lore School, Wilmington, DE
Columbia High School, Maplewood, New Jersey
Essex County Hall of Records
Pierre S. duPont Rural Schools, c. 1919-1921
Charles B. Lore School ('Lorelton' assisted living home), c. 1932

New Jersey[edit]

East Orange High School (demolished), c. 1911
State Normal School at Jersey City, c. 1930
Newark Central High School, c. 1912
East Side High School, c. 1911
Chamber of Commerce Building, c. 1923
Cleveland School, c. 1913
The Essex Club (New Jersey Historical Society), c. 1926 (NRHP-listed)
Essex County Boys Vocational School, c. 1931
Essex County Girls Vocational School, c. 1930
Essex County Hall of Records, c. 1926
Home of Ernest F. Guilbert, c. 1910
Home of Franklin Murphy, Jr., c. 1925
Newark Normal School, c. 1913
Newark Public School of Fine and Industrial Arts, c. 1931
Ridge Street School, c. 1913
Robert Treat Hotel, c. 1916
South Side High School, c. 1913
Weequahic High School, c. 1932
West Side High School, c. 1926
Clinton Elementary, c. 1929
Columbia High School, c. 1927
First Street School, c. 1924
Jefferson Elementary, c. 1924
Montrose Elementary, c. 1924
Maplewood Junior High, c.1930
Maplewood Municipal Building, c.1931
Marshall Elementary, c.1922
South Mountain Elementary, c.1929
Tuscan Elementary, c. 1924
Summit High School
Franklin Elementary
Jefferson Elementary
Summit High School (Summit Middle School), c. 1923
Washington Elementary, c. 1931
Vineland High School (the Landis School), c. 1927
Thomas A. Edison Jr. High, c. 1927
West Orange High School (Seton Hall Preparatory School)

New York[edit]

Washington Irving School, c. 1925
The Bronxville School, c. 1930
Great Neck High School, c. 1926
New Rochelle High School, c. 1926


Thaddeus Stevens Jr. High School, c. 1927
Science Hall, Lincoln University, c. 1925


Duplicative to the above, the buildings designed by these architects which survive and are listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) are:

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Architecture, Vineland Public Schools. Accessed September 13, 2008.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13.