Wheelock & Wheelock

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Wheelock & Wheelock was a prominent architectural firm founded in 1882 or 1883 by Charles Wheelock, who was joined by his son, Harry in the early 1890s. The firm trained many young architects in Birmingham such as S. Scott Joy, Eugene Knight, James A. Lewis and Hugh Martin. Joy was briefly a partner in the firm, known then as Wheelock, Joy & Wheelock.

Notable buildings

The Church of the Advent



  • Wilson, H. T. (c. 1880) Historical Sketch of Las Vegas, New Mexico. Chicago, Illinois: Hotel World Publishing
  • "Jesse M. Wheelock" biography in An Illustrated History of New Mexico. (1895) Chicago, Illinois: Lewis Publishing Company, pp. 448-49
  • Owen, Thomas McAdory and Marie Bankhead Owen (1921) History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography. 4 volumes. Chicago, Illinois: S. J. Clarke Publishing Co.
  • "Charles R. & Harry Wheelock, Architects" typescript (August 3, 1950), in "Architects & Architecture", Vol. 2 of material compiled by Hill Ferguson for the cornerstone vault in Birmingham City Hall
  • Browne, Catherine Greene (1992) The History of Forest Park. Birmingham: Cather Publishing Company