Parkman Blake Haven

Personal Data

Parkman Blake Haven was born on July 8, 1859, in San Francisco. the son of Richard Smith Haven and his wife, Georgiana Penniman (daughter of Thomas Jefferson Penniman).

He died on September 2, 1943.


Parkman Haven was a draftsman with the office of Edmund March Wheelwright in the mid-1880s.  In 1888, they formed the partnership of Wheelwright and Haven.  The firm continued until Wheelwright’s death in 1912.

The firm designed (among other buildings) Horticultural Hall (1901) at 300 Massachusetts Avenue; the New England Conservatory of Music (1901) and Jordan Hall (1904) at 190-294 Huntington Avenue; and the Harvard Lampoon Castle (1909) in Harvard Square.

Back Bay Work

1910 86 Beacon [Wheelwright and Haven]