Cass Gilbert (1858-1934), Architect

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St. Paul, Minnesota and New York, New York

Cass Gilbert was born January 28, 1858 at Zanesville, Ohio.[4] One of America's preeminent architects, Gilbert practiced primarily in Minnesota and New York. He is tied to Nebraska by his design of the Agricultural Building for the 1898 Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition in Omaha, and as a member of the exposition's architectural board.[1] Gilbert was a member and fellow of the American Institute of Architects, 1892-1919, and served as the organization's president from 1908-1909. He died May 17, 1934 at Ridgefield, Connecticut.[1][2][3][4]

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.

Nebraska Buildings & Projects

Agricultural Building (1898), Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition, Omaha, Nebraska.[1]

Notes

References

1. James B. Haynes, History of the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition of 1898 (Omaha: Committee on History, 1910), 109, 113-115, July 7, 2003,

2. “Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition,” Omaha Public Library Website, 1998. Images at <http://www.omaha.lib.ne.us/transmiss/buildings/agriculture.html>

3. AIA Historical Directory of American Architects: A Resource Guide to Finding Information About Past Architects, accessed May 4, 2010, http://communities.aia.org/sites/hdoaa/wiki/Wiki%20Pages/ahd1015868.aspx

4. Henry F. Withey, A.I.A., and Elsie Rathburn Withey, Biographical Dictionary of American Architects (Deceased) (Los Angeles: New Age Publishing Company, 1956. Facsimile edition, Hennessey & Ingalls, Inc., 1970): 233-235.

Other Sources

Entry in Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (New York: Macmillan, 1982).

Entry in R. Randall Vosbeck, FAIA, A Legacy of Leadership: Presidents of the AIA, 1857-2007 (Washington, DC: The American Institute of Architects, 2008).

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Cass Gilbert (1858-1934), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, May 26, 2016. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, September 26, 2022.


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