American Architect, Cotton Moore, dies at 87

American Architect, Cotton Moore, dies at 87

Cotton Moore was an American architect who achieved national and international recognition for his contributions to architecture, master planning, furniture design, painting, and writing.

He was best known for the Washington Harbour development on the Potomac River in Georgetown, Washington,

What Caused the Death of Architect Cotton Moore?

Cotton Moore died on Sept. 4 at his home in Washington. He was 87. His death was announced by his family and his wife revealed that The cause of his death was pulmonary fibrosis which is a lung disease that occurs when lung tissue becomes damaged and scarred.  his most notable accomplishment of Moore, who started his professional career, is that he broadened the scope of the nation’s fledgling Preservation Movement to include everything from the renovation of old manor houses to the reuse of urban industrial buildings.

His wife cited a stainless steel sculpture of a tree with curled, shining branches that appeared to be swaying in the wind as one of his final artistic endeavors. She stated that the artwork will be displayed at his grave in Georgetown’s Oak Hill Cemetery later this month.

Cotton Moore Age, Family, and Early Life 

Cotton Moore was born on April 12th, 1935, and was raised in the Kalorama district in a Victorian home that was eventually demolished to make room for the Chinese embassy. He was 87 years old at the time of his death. His mother was a housewife, while his father was a captain in the Navy. Ridley McLean, Moore’s maternal grandfather, was an admiral. Captain Charles Godwin Moore, Jr., his father, served in both World Wars.

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Thomas Monroe Gale, whose residence in the Kalorama area is now the Myanmar Embassy, was the grandfather of his mother. Senator James McMillan of Michigan, who served as the head of the 1900 McMillan Commission and was responsible for creating the second Master Plan for the National Mall, is related to Moore via marriage.

Cotton Moore Career, What was his Profession?

The most notable accomplishment of Moore, who started his professional career in 1965, is that he broadened the scope of the nation’s fledgling Preservation Movement to include everything from the renovation of old manor houses to the reuse of urban industrial buildings. The first known example of fusing an ancient mercantile building with substantial new construction was his first project, Canal Square, in the Georgetown section of Washington, D.C.

Other notable works by Moore include the Old Post Office building on Pennsylvania Avenue, the Cairo Hotel renovation, the Washington Harbour development on the Potomac River in Georgetown, Washington, D.C., the Goh Annex of the Phillips Collection, also in Washington, D.C., the Thomas Jefferson and John Adams buildings of the Library of Congress, and the Goh Annex of the Phillips Collection.

Which school and college did he go to?

In 1954, Moore graduated from the exclusive St. Albans School and enrolled at Princeton University.

Cotton Moore Net Worth, How much does he earn?

The net worth of this person is currently unclear due to the lack of publicly accessible personal information.

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Several online sites claim varying amounts of his net worth, leading us to believe that he had an average net worth of $1 to $5 million.

Cotton Moore Wife, What about his relationship?

He was a married man and he was married to his wife Patricia Moore. However, he was previously married, and he has a son named  Gregory W. Moore.

Was he available on any social media platforms?

We do not have precise information about his social media status. We will update this section when we receive more detailed information surrounding his social media handles.

Physical Appearance of  Cotton Moore’s Height, Weight

HeightFeet:  N / A 
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Hair ColourWhite
Eye Colour Hazel
Body type Fit
Sexual OrientationStraight

Interesting facts about Cotton Moores should be known

NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
Zodiac SignN / A
Net Worth $1 to $5 million
Single/ In a relationship/Married/DivorcedMarried
Current SpousePatricia Moore
ChildrenSon

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