Horace George Farmer (1928 - ) was born in Birmingham, England. After studying painting and architecture at the Birmingham College of Arts, he worked as an architect in Wales and London. Since 1965, when he left England and moved to Los Angeles, Farmer has worked as an architect and urban designer for a number of architectural firms. In addition to the Policemen's Memorial, he was Project Designer for the Broadway Plaza while at Luckman and Associates. As Senior Designer at Archisystems, he designed facilities for the 1984 Olympics at Exposition Park, including the columns supporting the Robert Graham sculptures at the Coliseum entrance. Currently, he has his own practice.
The text has been provided courtesy of Michael Several, Los Angeles, August 1997.
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