Gill Hillgill

The work of many talented architects can be found throughout Bankers Hill — William Hebbard, Frank Mead, Richard Requa (HQ8), Emmor Brook Weaver, Hazel Wood Waterman (HQ5) and Irving Gill, a pioneer of the modern movement and widely regarded as San Diego’s most prominent and innovative architect.

With no formal education, Irving studied architecture and worked alongside Frank Lloyd Wright in Chicago for two years before moving here in 1893. The young agill houserchitect began experimented with many styles, winning loyal clients including leading citizens like Alice Lee & Katherine Teats (see HQ9) and George Marston (HQ3)

In 1896, he partnered with William Hebbard to influence the Arts & Crafts elements important in his later buildings.

White Seifert House (1898)                      36 Redwood

Waterman Residence (1900)                    237 W. Hawthorn

Grove Residence (1901)                           2243 Front

Sunnyslope Lodge (1902)                         3733 Robinson Mews

Johnson Puterbaugh Cottage (1902)        2970 Second

George Marston Residence (1904)          3525 Seventh

Cossitt Residence (1905)                         3526 Seventh

Katherine Teats Residence #1 (1905)      3560 Seventh

Alice Lee Residence #1 (1905)                3574 Seventh

Burnham Residence (1906)                     3565 Seventh

Arthur Marston Residence (1906)            3575 Seventh

Alice Lee Residence #2 (1906)                3578 Seventh

Cottage (1906)                                         3776 Front

E.F. Chase Residence (1907)                  205 Laurel

Bishop’s Day School (1908)                     3066 First

Cottages (1908)                                        3703-3709 Albatross

Anna Darst Flats (1909)                           2266 Fifth

First Church of Christ Scientist (1910)     2444 Second

Mary Cossitt Rental Cottages (1910)        3729-57 Eighth

Administration Building (1912)                  Balboa Park

Alice Lee House #3 (1912)                       3367 Albatross

Katherine Teats House #2 (1912)             3415 Albatross

Cottage (1912)                                          3506 Albatross

Alice Lee House #4 (1913)                       3353 Albatross

Katherine Teats House #3 (1913)             3407 Albatross