HDB/ Cram and FergusonHDB/Cram and Ferguson
Founded by ralph Adams Cram and Charles Francis Wentworth in 1889 HDB/Cram and Ferguson represents more than a century of classical American architecture. Cram and Wentworth and later Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue developed Christian religious architecture to a high art form in America. Cram came to national notice when he and his partner Goodhue won the 1903 competition to complete the American Military Acadamy at West Point. Cram and his firm also designed many prominent buildings at American colleges and Universities such as Princeton and the University of Southern California. The Firm is best known for it's many fine churches across the country including St. Mary's and St. Florian's in Detroit, Sacred Heart Cathedral, Kansas City, St. Vincent's in Los Angeles, The Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City and many more.