French Architect and Bridge Designer. Structures include: Benjamin Franklin Bridge, University Avenue Bridge, Wissahickon Memorial Bridge, and Tacony Palmyra Bridge. Born: 1876 Died; 1945
The Civic Architecture of Paul Cret
Full text of the book written by Elizabeth Greenwell Grossman. [PDF]
Construction History of the Blue Water Bridges
A detailed history of the two bridges spanning St Clair River between the Port Huron, United States and Point Edward, Canada. Paul Cret was consulted by the firm of Modjeski and Masters on the design of the first bridge in the 1930s. [PDF]
Cret, Paul Philippe (1876-1945)
Biography, photographs, and project information From the Philadelphia Architects and Buildings Project.
An Inventory of his Drawings, 1930-1945
Scope and contents of the collection held at the University of Texas. Also includes a biographical sketch.
Paul Philippe Cret (1876-1945)
Essay discusses his commission to draw up a general development plan for the campus at the University of Texas.
University Avenue Bridge
Description and photographs of this limestone-faced, concrete on steel double leaf bascule bridge. Located over the Schuylkill River, Philadelphia. Also includes biography of its designer, Paul Cret.
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