J.W. Taylor photograph collection, ca. 1880-1910.


Taylor, J. W., 1846-1918. J.W. Taylor photograph collection, ca. 1880-1910.

J.W. Taylor photograph collection, ca. 1880-1910.

The collection contains architectural and landscape photographs taken by J.W. Taylor in Chicago. Buildings represented are or were primarily downtown office buildings and were designed by noted architects of the day, including Adler and Sullivan, Solon S. Beman, William W. Boyington, Burnham and Root, Cobb and Frost, and Holabird and Roche. Additionally, there are several images of Chicago parks and statuary.

1 box (0.5 linear feet)

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Jenney, W. L. B. (William Le Baron), 1832-1907

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Taylor, J. W., 1846-1918

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Palmer, Charles Maldon, 1845-1928.

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Beman, S. S. (Solon Spencer), 1853-1914

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MacMonnies, Frederick William, 1863-1937

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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. Cle...

Holabird & Roche (Chicago, Ill.)

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Van Osdel, John M., 1811-1891

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Warren, Clinton J., 1860-

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Cobb and Frost.

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Adler and Sullivan

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Richardson, H. H. (Henry Hobson), 1838-1886

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Baumann, Frederick

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Olmsted and Vaux (Firm)

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Boyington, William W., 1818-1898

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Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, 1848-1907

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