Baechlin, Henry (1874-1936)

An architect, died August 14, 1936, in Bloomfield, New Jersey. He was born in Newark in 1874. Following a course in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he began practice in Newark. He designed many apartment houses and churches, and specialized in the buildings of theaters. He also designed the Wiss Building and the Industrial Building, one of the largest office and industrial exhibit structures in the metropolitan area. For several years he had been a member of the New Jersey Board of Architects. He was a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects.