Camarillo State Hospital Architect Information
Howard Spencer Hazen was the architect for Camarillo State Hospital. Hazen was a graduate of engineering from the University of Illinois, and had studied architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University. He came to California in 1924, and associated himself with the Sacramento architectural firm of Dean & Dean. It was during this time that he designed several impressive structures in Sacramento, including the Memorial Auditorium, Junior College and the Westminster Presbyterian Church. In 1926 Hazen became senior architectural designer for the State of California's Division of Architecture. In that capacity, he designed several complete State institutional groups, which, besides Camarillo State Hospital, included the San Diego State College and the California Institution for Women.
California Highways and Public Works (May 1939)