Cleveland, H. W. S. (Horace William Shaler), 1814-1900

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Horace William Shaler Cleveland was born in 1814 in New England. After spending time in New England, New Jersey and New York working in landscape architecture, Cleveland settled in Chicago in 1869, establishing a landscape architectural firm. In 1886, he moved his firm to Minneapolis. Considered a visionary landscape architect, Cleveland was responsible for the design of the Minneapolis park system. In the late 1890s, Cleveland moved to Honsdale, Illinois to live with his son Ralph. H. W. S. Cleveland died in 1900.

From the description of H. W. S. Cleveland letters 1890s. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 311748987

Horace William Shaler Cleveland was born in 1814 in New England. After spending time in New England, New Jersey and New York working in landscape architecture, Cleveland settled in Chicago in 1869, establishing a landscape architectural firm. In 1886, he moved his firm to Minneapolis. Considered a visionary landscape architect, Cleveland was responsible for the design of the Minneapolis park system.

In the late 1890s, Cleveland moved to Honsdale, Illinois to live with his son Ralph. H. W. S. Cleveland died in 1900.

From the guide to the H. W. S. Cleveland letters, 1890s, (University of Minnesota Libraries. Northwest Architectural Archives, Manuscripts Division [naa])

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creatorOf Cleveland, H. W. S. (Horace William Shaler), 1814-1900. Letter : Minneapolis, to Lill, 1888 Aug. 20. University of Chicago Library
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referencedIn Frederick Law Olmsted Papers, 1777-1952, (bulk 1838-1903) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Cleveland, H. W. S. (Horace William Shaler), 1814-1900. Letter : Minneapolis, to Lilly, 1893 Nov. 5. University of Chicago Library
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creatorOf Cleveland, H. W. S. (Horace William Shaler), 1814-1900. H. W. S. Cleveland letters 1890s. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf H. W. S. Cleveland letters, 1890s University of Minnesota Libraries. Northwest Architectural Archives, Manuscripts Division [naa]
creatorOf Cleveland, H. W. S. (Horace William Shaler), 1814-1900. Letter : Minneapolis, to Lilly, 1893 Nov. 5. Texas Christian University
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Chicago (Ill.)
Chicago (Ill.)
Hyde Park (Chicago, Ill.)
Hyde Park (Chicago, Ill.)
West (U.S.)
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Landscape gardening--West (U.S.)
Natural history
Evergreens
Landscape architecture
Landscape gardening
Landscape architecture--West (U.S.)
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Death 1900-12-05

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