Millennium Magazine_9th Ed

11 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine ARCHITECTURE, CONSTRUCTION AND REAL ESTATE University with anMArch in 1960. He is a licensed architect in Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Maryland, Rhode Island, Texas, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Pennsylvania. At the inception of his career in 1960, Mr. Baker was a draftsman and designer for Sir Basil Spence in London, England, for one year. Relocating to New York City, he served Rogers & Butler as a project architect and project manager between 1962 and 1964 before being hired by John A. Pruyn as a project architect from 1965 to 1966. Establishing his own private practice in 1967, holding the practice until 1968 and again from 1975 to 1979, Mr. Baker also served as a partner of Manice & Baker between 1968 and 1974. Moving to Katonah, New York, he developed a second private practice specializing in residential design in 1979, maintaining the practice until 2005. He has also served as principal of John Milnes Baker, AIA, since 1968. Throughout his career, Mr. Baker has authored numerous publications, including “American House Styles: A Concise Guide, Revised and Expanded Edition” in 2018 and “How to Build a House with an Architect” in 1977, which was a defining moment of his career. Impressively, his home designs have been featured in Better Homes & Garden’s Top 10 Home Plans, including as their #1 favorite design in 1982. Three of his designs were further selected by the U.S. Information Agency for Design USA, a traveling exhibit in the former Soviet Union from 1989 to 1990. Aligning himself with the American Institute of Architects, the Society of Architectural Historians and the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, Mr. Baker has been married to his wife Elizabeth since 1970. He is the proud father of four children and grandfather of eight grandchildren. Growing up on a small farm, John Milnes Baker always had an affinity for architecture, and notably spent time as a child building huts. Drawing upon a familial history in architecture, in which his uncles were architects, Mr. Baker graduated from Middlebury College with a Bachelor of Arts in 1955 and from Columbia JOHN MILNES BAKER ARCHITECT South Kent, CT