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Louis Curtiss in Kansas City
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TitleLouis Curtiss in Kansas City
AbstractBiographical article about Louis Singleton Curtiss (1865-1924), a prominent Kansas City architect originally form Ontario, Canada, arriving in Kansas City in about 1890, building many progressively designed buildings, including the first steel curtain wall building, with photos and descriptions of many of his buildings and of himself.
NotesLouis Curtiss was born in Belleville, Ontario, Canada, on July 1, 1865, the son of Frances Elvira and Don Carlos Curtiss. He studied architecture in Paris, France, arriving in Kansas City in about 1890 and joining Frederick C. Gunn as a partner in the firm of Gunn & Curtiss, dying in 1924. This article contains a fairly comprehensive description of his architectural works, with photos of several, including his Curtiss Studio Building at 1118 McGee Street, built in 1909.
AuthorFred T. Comee
DateAugust//1963
SourceProgressive Architecture
LocationVertical File: Curtiss, Louis
Local SubjectCurtiss, Louis
Architects
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeMagazine Article
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Item ID108817
CONTENTdm number15297
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