Willis Ritchie

Willis Alexander Ritchie (14 July 1864 - 17 January 1931) was an architect whose career began in Ohio and Kansas, but reached maturity in Seattle and Spokane, Washington. Ritchie, who won numerous competitions for county courthouses and other public buildings in the early 1890s, was the first architect to achieve a statewide reputation in Washington.


* Ochsner, Jeffrey Karl, "Distant Corner: Seattle Architects and the Legacy of H.H. Richardson", University of Washington Press, Seattle and London 2003, pages 252-279,
* Ochsner, Jeffrey Karl, "Willis A. Ritchie." in "Shaping Seattle Architecture: A Historical Guide to the Architects" (Jeffrey Karl Ochsner, ed.), University of Washington Press, Seattle and London 1994, pages 40-45, 305-306, ISBN 029597365

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