By Eric Johannesen

ISBN-10: 0873385896

ISBN-13: 9780873385893

Walker and Weeks was once the most important architectural enterprise in Cleveland for almost forth years, from 1911 to 1949. Its consumers have been the rich and influential of Cleveland and the Midwest; its landmark accomplishments incorporated the Cleveland Public Library, Cleveland Municipal Stadium, Severance corridor, the Cleveland put up place of work, and the Indiana international conflict Memorial. Harry E. Weeks and Frank R. Walker complemented one another good: Weeks was once an unassuming, yet proficient supervisor; Walker, a super, outgoing architect. jointly they demonstrated an architectural manufacturing facility of the kind pioneered via Daniel Burnham in Chicago within the 18902. even supposing Cleveland in 1911 was once the 6th greatest urban within the U.S. and teeming with architects, Walker and Weeks used to be one of many few neighborhood enterprises sufficiently big to regulate each section of a fee. They mixed the Renaissance perfect of collaboration among artists and artisans with the trendy precept of medical enterprise administration. Their leading edge use of selling used to be one other key to their amazing good fortune. top identified for the classical public structures inbuilt Cleveland within the Twenties and Thirties, in addition they designed many apartments and less-known structures round Cleveland and during the Midwest. because the photos and drawings in A Cleveland Legacy show, they created designs that satisfaction the viewer as a lot this present day as they did seventy years ago.

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