Blair Reeves, Architect

Frank Blair Reeves - 1922 - 2012



1948 - Bachelors of Architecture, University of Texas, Austin, Texas

1953 - Masters of Architecture, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

           Professor Emeritus of Architecture, University of Florida,                             Gainesville, Florida





Academic Appointments:

1949 - Professor of Architecture, College of Architecture & Fine Arts, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

1972 - Founded the University of Florida’s Preservation Institute:                             Nantucket (PI:N) with Walter Beineke, Jr., Nantucket,                                   Massachusetts



1969 - Historic Architecture of Pensacola, edited by Earle W. Newton, 

           Measured Drawings, under the supervision of Blair Reeves

1989 - A Guide to Florida's Historic Architecture, compiled by F. Blair                   Reeves

Professional Appointments:

1943 - 1946 - National Park Service, Historic American Buildings Survey,                           Washington, D.C.

1967 - Field Consultation Committee, National Trust for Historic                             Preservation, Washington D.C.

1969 - Advisor, Planning Board Archives & History, Tallahassee, Florida

Professional Affiliations:

1966 - American Institute of Architects (AIA) Florida North Chapter



1987 - Louise du Pont Cowninshield Award, National Trust for Historic                   Preservation

1989 - Department of Interior’s Conservation Service Award 

1998 - Evelyn Fortune Bartlett Award for Lifetime Achievement in                          Preservation Stewardship

2005 - Award for Public Service, State of Florida, Senator Bob Williams


Notable Works:

1955 - Reeves Residence, Black Acres Neighborhood, Gainesville, Florida

1959 - Ozell Residence, Florida Park Neighborhood, Gainesville, Florida

Blair Reeves, Architect

1955 - Reaves Residence,

Black Acres Neighborhood,

Gainesville, Florida

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