Dwight James Baum

1886-1939 (Architect)

Dwight James Baum was an American architect, born in New York state in 1886. He studied architecture at Syracuse University. He set up offices in both New York City and Sarasota, Florida and won multiple prizes for his architectural designs throughout his lifetime. He was mainly known for his Mediterranean revival-style buildings in Florida, especially the enormous estate of John and Mable Ringling (called Ca' d'Zan), now an art museum.

Dwight James Baum (1886-1939)

Ca' d'Zan, now the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, designed by Dwight James Baum