Benjamin Latrobe: America's First Architect

  • 2010
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

A profile of architect Benjamin Latrobe (1764-1820), who worked on the U.S. Capitol; and designed the Baltimore Basilica (the first Catholic cathedral built in the U.S.), the White House porticoes and St. John's Episcopal Church in Washington. D.C. Other credits include Washington's Decatur House; and the Bank of Pennsylvania and Fairmount Water Works i (more…)

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A profile of architect Benjamin Latrobe (1764-1820), who worked on the U.S. Capitol; and designed the Baltimore Basilica (the first Catholic cathedral built in the U.S.), the White House porticoes and St. John's Episcopal Church in Washington. D.C. Other credits include Washington's Decatur House; and the Bank of Pennsylvania and Fairmount Water Works in Philadelphia. Architecture critic Paul Goldberger hosts.

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