A.T. Simmons, Architect

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Bloomington, Illinois

A. T. Simmons was an architect from Bloomington, Illinois. He is credited with designing a couple of buildings in Nebraska.[1][2][3]

This page is a contribution to the publication, Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. See the format and contents page for more information on the compilation and page organization.

Educational & Professional Associations

ca. 1900: employee, Paul O. Moratz, Architect [4]

Buildings & Projects

Carnegie Library (1905), Chanute, Kansas.[4]

Carnegie Library (1914), Delevan, Illinois.[4]

Dundy County Courthouse (1920-1921), NW corner 7th Ave & Chief, Benkelman, Nebraska.[1][2] (DN01-018) National Register narrative

Imperial School (1921-1922), Imperial, Nebraska.[3][a]


a. Two-story, 72x160, brick with stone trim.[3]

b. Not found in federal census in Nebraska or Bloomington, Illinois in 1920.


1. Oliver B. Pollak, Nebraska Courthouses: Contention, Compromise, and Community [Images of America Series] (Chicago: Arcadia Publishing, 2002), 89. [725.1.P771n]

2. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

3. The American Contractor XLIII:3 (January 21, 1922), 86. On bid. '

4. Candace Summers, "Paul Moratz (1866-1939)" McLean County Museum of History Website. Accessed January 12 via https://web.archive.org/web/20170306144921/http://www.mchistory.org/research/resources/paul-moratz.php

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “A.T. Simmons, Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, March 11, 2015. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, August 11, 2022.

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