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Name: Charles Sumner Schneider

Birth/Established: March 14, 1874   Death/Dissolved: March 10, 1932

 


Biography:  
  Charles Sumner Schneider was born and educated in Cleveland at Outhwaite and Central High Schools. He was trained in architecture in the office of Granger and Meade, later Meade and Garfield, where he rose from chief draftsman to designer. He won several prizes awarded by the Cleveland Architectural Club. He studied under Gustav Umbenstock and Mr. Deglane at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Upon his return to Cleveland he formed a partnership with William S. Watterson, known as Watterson & Schneider. He later worked for the local office of George B. Post, as the superintendent of the Statler Hotel project. He then carried on an independent practice that specialized in residential architecture, designing several large estates for wealthy Ohioans. He was the architect of Stan Hywet Hall in Akron, the largest home built in Ohio. He was listed in the registered architect in the November 1940. He was a member of Plymouth Congregational Church. He was made a Fellow in the American Institute of Architects. His brothers Arthur and E.G. were well known artists, the former was appointed artist to the Sultan of Morocco. 

 

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Building Name Date Address Status
1908
5518 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1912-5
714 North Portage Path
Akron
Standing
1915
2171 East 49th Street
Cleveland
Standing
1916
2107 Chester Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1917
Fairmount Boulevard
Cleveland
Demolished
1917

East Cleveland
Demolished
1918
193 Bratenahl Road
Bratenahl
Standing
1919
11215 Edgewater Drive
Cleveland
Standing
1919
17817 Lake Road
Lakewood
Standing
1920-3
2860 Coventry Road
Cleveland
Standing
1921
820 Superior
Cleveland
Standing
1922
2603 Fairmount
Cleveland Heights
Standing
1922
2885 Lee Road
Cleveland Heights
Standing
1922
19910 Malvern Road
Shaker Heights
Standing
1923
95 Elizabeth Street
Delaware
Standing
1923
2189 Harcourt
Cleveland Heights
Standing
1924
2829 North Park - Cleveland Heights
Cleveland
Standing
1924
SOM Center Road and Cedar Road - Pepper Pike
Cleveland
Demolished
1924-5
7501 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1925
29917 East River Drive
Perrysburg
Standing
1925
1255 Oakridge
Cleveland Heights
Standing
1925
2189 Harcourt
Cleveland Heights
Standing
1926
17420 Fernway Road
Shaker Heights
Standing
1926

Shaker Heights
Standing
1928
19513 Shaker Boulevard
Cleveland
Standing
1928
17917 Lomond Boulevard
Shaker Heights
Standing
1930
3400 Lee Road
Shaker Heights
Standing
nd
1114 West Forest
Lakewood
Standing
nd
1578 East 115th Street
Cleveland
Demolished

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A Selection of Photographs illustrating the work of Charles S. Schneider

Bystander Mar 26, 1932

Cleveland City Directories

Cleveland Town Topics Apr 2, 1932

Representative Clevelanders p.321

Topics June 5, 1926

Withey, Henry and Elsie Biographical Dictionary of American Architects 1970: Los Angeles - Hennessey & Ingalls, Inc.


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