The Architecture Of Walker And Weeks

Cleveland Historian Thomas Matowitz Jr. will present “The Architecture of Walker & Weeks” on Saturday, June 25, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. in the Madison Branch Meeting Room. The Madison Branch is located at 13229 Madison Avenue. This program is free and open to the public.

The architecture firm of Walker and Weeks, known for iconic structures such as Severance Hall, Public Auditorium and the Guardians of Transportation (Hope Memorial Bridge), also designed the Madison Branch Library in 1929. Matowitz will discuss the Library Branch, along with these other well-known buildings.

Frank Walker and Harry Weeks studied architecture at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and traveled to Europe to build upon their training. The two came to Cleveland and eventually established their firm when the development of the city really started to boom.

Thomas Matowitz, Jr. is a native of the Cleveland area, and has a long-standing interest in Cleveland's rich architectural history. Matowitz writes a column on historic Cleveland for Freshwater Cleveland and has written several books on local history.

Learn more about the architecture of the Madison Branch, and other important Cleveland architectural gems on Saturday, June 25, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. in the Madison Branch Meeting Room.





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Volume 18, Issue 12, Posted 12:51 PM, 06.15.2022