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Walter W. Ahlschlager

Walter W. Ahlschlager

Twentieth-century American architect
Walter W. Ahlschlager
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Intro Twentieth-century American architect
Was Architect
From United States of America
Type Engineering
Gender male
Birth 19 July 1887, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 1965 (aged 77 years)
Star sign Cancer
Education
Illinois Institute of Technology
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Biography

Walter William Ahlschlager (July 19, 1887 – March 28, 1965) was a 20th-century American architect. After being located in Chicago for many years, he established his office in Dallas, Texas in 1940. He died in Dallas.

Noted designs

  • Davis Theater, Chicago, Illinois (1918)
  • Sovereign Hotel, Edgewater, Chicago (1920)
  • Sheridan Plaza Hotel, Uptown, Chicago, Illinois (1921)
  • Peabody Hotel, Memphis, Tennessee (1926)
  • Uptown Broadway Building, Uptown, Chicago, Illinois (1926)
  • The fieldhouses at several Chicago public parks, including Riis Park, Simons Park and Kelvyn Park
  • Roxy Theatre, New York City (1927)
  • Medinah Athletic Club (Chicago, Illinois) InterContinental Chicago, Downtown Chicago, (1929)
  • Beacon Hotel and Theatre, New York City (1929)
  • Carew Tower, Cincinnati, Ohio (1930)
  • City Place Tower, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (1931)
  • Mercantile National Bank Building, Dallas, Texas (1943)
  • Wichita Plaza Building, Wichita, Kansas (1962)

Personal Life

Ahlschlager was born to German Jews John and Louise Ahlschlager and had one sister named Ella. John Ahlschlager and his brother, Fred, were both "prominent local [Chicago] architects."


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http://www.in.com/walter-w-ahlschlager/biography-283367.html
https://www.jbachrach.com/blog/2018/1/30/chicagos-jewish-architects-a-legacy-of-modernism
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https://viaf.org/viaf/95761292
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/viaf-95761292
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