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Name: Lyman R. Walker

Birth/Established: April 22, 1880   Death/Dissolved: February 23, 1933

 


Biography:  
  Lyman Walker was born in Zanesville, Ohio and moved to Covington, Kentucky at age ten. He went to work in the office of Cincinnati architect Samuel Hannaford where he worked for three years. In 1900 he entered government employment as assistant supervising architect of the military occupation of Cuba. He returned to the United States in 1902 and went to work in Omaha, returning to Covington in 1904. He attended the University of Cincinnati, Carnegie Tech, and Michigan State College. He worked in Florida, then Detroit and Cincinnati. During World War I he served as a combat pilot. He served as a lieutenant colonel and was attached to the Officers Reserve Corps. He moved to Cleveland in 1921. He wrote numerous articles for trade publications. He specialized in the design of apartment buildings. 

 

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Building Name Date Address Status
1910
212 East 39th Street
Covington
Standing
1924
1468 Highland Avenue
Lakewood
Standing
1924
2715 East Boulevard
Cleveland
Demolished
1924
1455 East 114th Street
Cleveland
Standing
1927
11415 Hessler Road
Cleveland
Standing
1928
9829 Lake Avenue
Cleveland
Standing
1928
11115-9 Lake Avenue
Cleveland
Standing
1929
10507 Lake Avenue
Cleveland
Standing
1929
Morewood Parkway
Rocky River
Standing
1929
Edgewater and Cove
Lakewood
Standing
1930
2980 South Moreland Boulevard
Cleveland
Standing
1930
2968 South Moreland Boulevard
Cleveland
Standing
1930
22 Rhodes Avenue
Akron
Standing
unk
10017 Lake Avenue
Cleveland
Standing

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"Lyman R. Walker, Architect, Dies" Plain Dealer February 24, 1933

Building Arts November 1931

Cleveland City Directories

Cleveland Necrology File - February 25, 1933

Johnson, E. Polk; History of Kentucky and Kentuckians; New York and Chicago: Lewis Publishing; 1912


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