WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY (Washington County, Utah)
LEHI ROBERT GARDNER (aka ROBERT GARDNER, L. ROBERT GARDNER)
BIOGRAPHYLehi Robert Gardner was born in Cedar City, Utah on March 23, 1918. [Hurricane, 1914 ???]
Robert Gardner got his architectural training at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the early 1940s.
Gardner established his own architectural firm in 1947 or 1948. When he started his practice in Cedar City in 1948, he was the only licensed architect between Salt Lake City and Las Vegas. He designed many of the public and institutional buildings in Southern Utah, as well as a number of residences.
The Gardner Partnership Architects
173 South 200 West
Cedar City, Utah 84720
L. Robert Gardner, AIA (founder, deceased)
Raymond S. "Ray" Gardner, AIA (Robert's son and current owner)
Thomas Isom Gardner, (Robert's son, deceased)
There is a Robert Snow Gardner & Lehi Robert Gardner Endowment at the Southern Utah University (SUU). It provides for awards to deserving students in the College of Performing and Visual Arts and to deserving nursing students in the College of Science and Engineering.
Robert died in Salt Lake City on September 8, 1992. He was buried on September 12 in the Cedar City Cemetery.
Buildings in Washington County Designed by Robert Gardner
Orval Hafen House, Project Number 52-002, (1952)
Hurricane Elementary School, Project Number 54-001, (1954)
East Elementary School, Project Number 56-002, (1956)
West Elementary School, Project Number 56-006, (1956)
Woodward Jr. High School Remodel, Project Number 57-005, (1957)
Washington County School District Office and Warehouse, Project Number 59-005, (1959)
Enterprise High School Addition, Project Number 67-007, (1967)
REFERENCESLehi Robert Gardner Biographical Information
Institute Honors 2 Utah Architects
List of Projects in Washington County
Gardner Partnership Architects
Find-A-Grave entry for Lehi Robert Gardner
BillionGraves entry for Lehi Robert Gardner