About Richard Upjohn
Best known for his design of New York City’s Trinity Church, Richard Upjohn designed the Thomas A. Hill House, Bangor’s Isaac Farrar Mansion– just across the street from the Thomas A. Hill House and home to the Bangor YMCA–and the original St. John’s Episcopal Church. He then designed Trinity Church in New York City. Upjohn was the founder and first president of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).
St. John’s burned in the Great Fire of 1911, but Upjohn’s grandson, Hobart Upjohn, designed its replacement which is similar in design to the original but built of stone.