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Name: Alfred Hoyt Granger

Birth/Established: 1867   Death/Dissolved: 1939

 

Firm Affiliation: Granger & Meade

Biography:  
  Alfred Hoyt Granger was born in Zanesville, Ohio and was the great grandnephew of General William Tecumseh Sherman and Secretary of State John Sherman. He graduated from Kenyon College and studied architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and abroad. He lived in Cleveland from 1893 to 1898, where he originally was in business by himself and later formed a partnership with Frank Meade. While in Cleveland he designed the Euclid Heights development. In 1898 he moved to Chicago and began the firm of Frost and Granger. In Chicago that firm designed the Northwestern Railroad Terminal, and the Northern Trust Bank Building. They also designed the Union Station at Omaha, Nebraska and the Milwaukee Road station in Minneapolis. He was a captain of engineers in World War I and served as chairman of a construction committee for the war industry board. In 1919 he became a member in the firm of Granger and Bollenbacher. He was the author of several books and served as Chairman of the jury that chose the design for the Chicago Tribune Tower. 

 

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Building Name Date Address Status
1894
1940 East 71st Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1894
1887 East 82nd Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1894
1752 East 63rd Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1895
922 Superior / 1681 East 9th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1895
1833 East 65th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1895
1887 East 82nd Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1895

Cleveland
Demolished
1895
2141 Overlook Drive
Cleveland Heights
Standing
1895
1870 East 97th Street
Cleveland
Demolished
1896
7609 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished