The story of planning St. Paul from the beginnings to 1953, 1958.
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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. Cle...
John J. McDonough was born in St. Paul on September 25, 1895. He attended the College of St. Thomas and graduated from the St. Paul College of Law in 1918. A Democrat, he was elected to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 1924, serving through 1934, and in 1937 served as the chief clerk of the House. He ran for the fourth congressional district seat in 1932, but was defeated. McDonough served as mayor of St. Paul from 1940 to 1948, and died in St. Paul on February 27, 1962. Fro...
Cass Gilbert was born on November 24, 1859, in Zanesville, Ohio, the son of General and Mrs. Samuel Augustus Gilbert. He received his education at MacAlester College, St. Paul, Minnesota and attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge after working in a St. Paul architect's office. Following graduation, he traveled throughout Europe and upon his return, entered the office of McKim, Mead, and White, Architects in New York City. A year later, in 1882, he established his own off...
The collection was originally given to the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. From the description of John Nolen pamphlet collection. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64091791 John Nolen was one of the most important figures in the emerging city planning profession in the United States in the early twentieth century. He was born in Philadelphia on June 14, 1869, the son of John C. and Matilda Thomas Nolen. Because Nolen's father died w...