Watson & Strong, Architects
Elbert B. Watson, Norfolk, Nebraska
Howard J. Strong, Norfolk, Nebraska
Lineage of the Firm
1889-1949: James C. Stitt (1866-1949), Architect, Norfolk, Nebraska.
1949-1953: Watson & Strong, Architects, Norfolk, Nebraska.
1954-1963: Howard J. Strong Associates, Architects, Norfolk, Nebraska.
1964-1967: Simpson-Strong Architects, Inc., Norfolk, Nebraska.
Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings
Norfolk, Nebraska, 1952-1953
Buildings & Projects
Leigh Public School Addition (1952), Leigh, Nebraska.
Burwell City Hall & Fire Station (1952), Burwell, Nebraska.
Veterans Building (1953), West Point, Nebraska.
Stuart Public School (1953), Stuart, Nebraska.
Bank of Elgin (1953), Elgin, Nebraska.
Parochial School (1953), Wisner, Nebraska.
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (1953), Blair, Nebraska.
Howard J. Strong house (1953), Norfolk, Nebraska.
a. Photocopy on file (J. C. Stitt file), State Historic Preservation Office; includes a listing of all projects, plans, and tracings on file in the office of Howard J. Strong Associates, successor firm to Watson & Strong, Architects, which in turn was successor to J. C. Stitt, Architect. Only selected buildings have been culled from this publication for inclusion in the listings on this page, and those only matching the dates of the directory listings.
1. Howard J. Strong Associates, Architects [Norfolk, Nebraska] (NP:nd [ca. 1966]).[a]
D. Murphy, “Watson & Strong, Architects,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, April 6, 2015. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, March 28, 2020.
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