(19 Aug 1843 - 16 Jul 1914)
American journalist and architectural critic who was on the editorial staff of the New York Times (1883-1907) and managing editor of Harper's Weekly (1885-87). He wrote for many magazines and periodicals, and was a critic of art, literature and music, but with particularly about architecture. He was a member of the American Institute of Architects, and co-founded the Architectural Record magazine in 1891.
Science Quotes by Montgomery Schuyler (1 quote)
It so happens that the work which is likely to be our most durable monument, and to convey some knowledge of us to the most remote posterity, is a work of bare utility; not a shrine, not a fortress, not a palace, but a bridge.
Writing upon the opening of the Brooklyn Bridge, New York.
— Montgomery Schuyler
'The Bridge as a Monument', Harper's Weekly (26 May 1883), 27, 326. In David P. Billington, The Tower and the Bridge: The New Art of Structural Engineering (1983), 17.