Howard Higbie


Born (New York, New York)

Education (Colombia University)

Firms (name, date, city):

    • Higbie & Hill, 1917-1919

    • Howard W. Higbie, Architect, 1917-1944


Howard Wetmore Higbie practiced as an architect in New York before moving to San Jose with his wife Jane Higbie in 1912. He retired from his practice in 1946, relocating to Humboldt County where he and Jane remained for ten years. Jane was a locally prominent interior decorator, who with Howard established Higbie Studios in downtown San Jose in 1924.

Works (year, building, city):

    • 1917 I. O. Rhoades House, Morgan Hill (Santa Clara County Landmark)

    • 1923 Lynwood Apartments, San Jose (San Jose City Landmark)

    • 1923 County Woman's Club and Library, Campbell

    • 1924 Higbie Studios, San Jose

    • 1925 Mills Depot, San Jose

    • 1928 Lozelle Graham House, San Jose