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.

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

Frank Walker and Harry Weeks studied architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and traveled to Europe to further their education. The two came to Cleveland and eventually established their business when the city’s development really started to boom.

Thomas Matowitz, Jr. is originally from the Cleveland area and has a longstanding 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 about the architecture of the Madison Branch and other significant Cleveland architectural gems on Saturday, June 25, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. in the Madison Branch Meeting Room.

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