A. Hays Town
American architectDied when: 101 years 203 days (1218 months)
Star Sign: Gemini
A.Hays Town (June 17, 1903 – January 6, 2005) was an American architect whose career spanned over sixty-five years.While Town designed commercial and governmental buildings in the style of modern architecture for the first forty years of his career, he became best known for his residential architecture, which was heavily influenced by the Spanish, French, and Creole history of Louisiana.
His work was featured in several publications during his lifetime, including Time, Life, Southern Living, and Southern Accents.Today, there are an estimated 1,000 homes remaining that were designed and built by Town, and his distinct style continues to exert an influence on modern southern architecture.