John Huddy

The Memorial will be held at 2:30 PM in The Great Hall, The Cooper Union.  If you have photos to share with the memorial organizers please email them to Laurie-Anne Haller (

John was a very active member of the The Cooper Union Community.

He served on the Alumni Council, the Annual Fund Committee, was Vice President for Alumni Activities on the Executive Committee, and was the Class Representative for his year. In 2008, he and his wife Elizabeth were co-chairs of the annual Founder’s Day Dinner Dance.

John was a founding member of the School of Architecture Dean’s Circle, Sarah Amelia Hewitt Society, and The Society of 1859.

For 4 years, he was an adjunct professor at Cooper, teaching CE 450.
Mr. Huddy was honored as CUAA Alumnus of the Year 2009.

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2009 All Cooper Reunion: John Huddy AR’85, John Leeper AR’85, Sue Ferguson Gussow A’56, Donald Gerard and Yash Risbud EE’92

He most recently worked for Zubatkin Owner Representation where he was a principal architect. He also worked for Bovis Lend Lease and HRH Construction.

John Huddy was also an elected alumni representative to the Board of Trustees from 2010-2011. More bio details are posted here: and in the NYT Obituary: