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Name: George Horatio Smith

Birth/Established: July 28, 1848   Death/Dissolved: April 8, 1924

 

Firm Affiliation: Heard & Smith

Biography:  
  George Horatio Smith was born in Pennsylvania and moved to Cleveland in 1879. He went into business with L. Allen Heard, son of Charles Heard. He went into business for himself when Heard left Cleveland in 1881. He was the architect of several Euclid Avenue mansions, including the residence of Charles F. Brush. His most significant work was in conjunction with John Eisenmann, the Old Arcade. The Colonial Arcade and Hotel, completed in 1898 followed it, and the Rose Building, the largest office building in Ohio, was completed in 1900. George H. Smith was a 32nd degree Mason and a past grand commander of the Knights Templar. He died of appoplexy on April 8, 1924 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania at the home of his friend, William J. Thomas. A son in Chicago and a daughter in Cleveland survived him. He was buried in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. 

 

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Building Name Date Address Status
1881
3730 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1881
4803 Prospect Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1881
3920 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1882-3
3033 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1883
Sibley
Demolished
1883
3725 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1885
216 South Professor Street
Oberlin
Standing
1888
1242 Spruce
Cleveland
Demolished
1890
419-29 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1890
401 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland
Standing
1890
805-13 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1890-1
725-801 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1892
1924 East 66th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1892
1916-8 East 82nd Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1894
706-8 Frankfort Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1894
4312 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1895
1241 Lakeside Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1896
501-607 Prospect Avenue
Cleveland
Standing
1896
520-32 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1896
700-2 Huron Road
Cleveland
Demolished
1897
510-514 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland
Standing
1897-8
2188 Overlook
Cleveland Heights
Demolished
1898
2163 East 19th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1898
530 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland
Standing
1898
241 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1899
1239 West 6th Street
Cleveland
Standing
1900
2079 East 9th Street
Cleveland
Standing
1901

Salem
Demolished
1901
1929 East 107th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1904
East 9th and Bolivar
Cleveland
Demolished
1905
East Madison and Morse
Cleveland
Demolished
1906
St. Clair near Gordon Pk
Cleveland
Demolished
1906
East Prospect
Cleveland
Demolished
1908
633 Prospect Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1910
Collamer Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1910
Superior Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished

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"Architect for Arcade Dies"; Plain Dealer; April 9, 1924

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