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Name: Carl Heinrich Griese

Birth/Established: April 24, 1821   Death/Dissolved: April 28, 1909

 

Firm Affiliation: Griese & Weile

Biography:  
  Carl H. Griese was born in Holstein, Germany and came to Cleveland in 1850-1. He worked as a mason and carpenter and gradually developed a business as architect and builder. In 1860 he was an officer of the Cleveland Board of Education. As one of the early contractors, he erected many of the mansions on Euclid Avenue. He went into partnership with Albert G. Weile that lasted until 1878. He was in business by himself until 1891 when he disappears from the Directory listings. Throughout his life in Cleveland he lived on Case Avenue (now East 40th Street). He had nine children. His sons David and Gottlieb were general contractors with the firm of D. & G. Griese. 

 

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Building Name Date Address Status
1879
2928 Scranton Road
Cleveland
Standing
1879-80
10145 West Tuscola
Frankenmuth
Standing
1881
Euclid Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished
1881
4421 Lorain Avenue
Cleveland
Demolished

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Avery; A History of Cleveland and its Environs: The Heart of New Connecticut, v. 3; Chicago and New York: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1918

Cleveland Necrology file

Memorial Record of the County of Cuyahoga and the City of Cleveland; Chicago: Lewis Publishing Company, 1894, p. 275


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