Alfred H. Piquenard

Alfred H. Piquenard (1826-1876)[1] was an American architect. Born in France, he studied at Paris' Ecole Centrale des Arts et Manufactures before emigrating to the United States as part of the Icarian movement. After leaving the Icarians, he began work as an architect. He apprenticed with George I. Barnett in St. Louis and then later partnered with John C. Cochrane in Chicago to design the Illinois State Capitol and Iowa State Capitol.[2]


  1. "David Davis Mansion - Welcome". Illinois Historic Preservation Agency. Retrieved 2011-05-05.
  2. Elliott, Cecil D. (2003). The American architect from the colonial era to the present. McFarland. ISBN 978-0-7864-1391-1.

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