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A Kansas City Architect: Clarence Erasmus Shepard
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TitleA Kansas City Architect: Clarence Erasmus Shepard
AbstractPhotos, illustration, and biographical article about Clarence Erasmus Shepard, or Clarence Shepard (1869-1949), a Kansas City architect, artist, and landscape engineer. Native of New York growing up in Clay Center, Kansas and working with Frank Lloyd Wright before coming to Kansas City in 1905. Specialist in residential architecture with the Kendall Company, the J. C. Nichols Company, and his own business and uncle of Ernest Hemingway, with residence (his own) at 5440 State Line Road. Designer of the following houses: 810 Gleed Terrace (1922, 5405 Wornall Road (1920), 5005 Ward Parkway (1925), 1238 Huntington Road (1928), 3715 Harrison Boulevard (1813), the Peppard residence at 201 Concord Avenue (1915), the Hovey residence at 215 West 53rd Street (1915), and 5265 Sunset Drive (1927).
NotesPage 4: "'Kansas City's residential districts should be its greatest source of pride,' stated Clarence Shepard. ..(Clarence E. Shepard should not be confused with another Kansas City architect of the times, Charles E. Shepard of Shepard, Farrar and Wiser)."
AuthorDoran L. Cart
SourceHistoric Kansas City Foundation Gazette
Locationq977.8411 H673
Local SubjectArchitects
Shepard, Clarence E.
Item TypeMagazine Article
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Item ID95464
CONTENTdm number11317
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