Edward Harrison Hoyt

Personal Data

Edward Harrison Hoyt was born on March 18, 1867, in Ossipee, New Hampshire, the son of Edward Adolphus Hoyt and his wife, Harriette (Hattie) E. Hanson.

He married on August 14, 1906, in Watertown, to Eleanor (Ellen) Agnes Barrett (b. 27Jun1876 in Boston; d. 1955 in Boston), daughter of Peter P. Barrett and his wife, Ellen A. Keating.

Edward Hoyt died on March 20, 1936, in Brighton.


Edward Hoyt was a draftsman in the offices of Peabody and Stearns, Cabot and Chandler, and other firms.  He subsequently joined the firm of Wheelwright and Haven and, in 1911, became a partner with Edmund March Wheelwright and Parkman Blake Haven, the firm becoming Wheelwright, Haven, and Hoyt.  Edmund Wheelwright died in August of 1912, and the firm continued as Haven and Hoyt until the late 1920s. Thereafter, both Parkman Haven and Edward Hoyt continued as sole practicitioners.

Haven and Hoyt designed residential and commercial buildings, including buildings at Massachusetts General Hospital, Salem Hospital, and Faulkner Hospital. They also designed (with Fay, Spofford, and Thorndike) the Springfield Memorial Bridge across the Connecticut River in 1922.

Back Bay Work

1924 222-224 Beacon (Remodeling) [Haven and Hoyt]