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Identifier: P0457

Title: Theodore C. Link Collection

Description: The architect Theodore Link (1850-1923) was born in Germany and arrived in St. Louis in 1873 to work as a technical representative for a railroad company. He later became an assistant chief engineer at Forest Park and superintendent of public parks for St. Louis. He served as one of the architects for the 1904 World's Fair. He designed more than 100 buildings during his lifetime including St. Louis Union Station, the Mississippi State Capitol, the International Shoe Company building, Grace Methodist Church, his home at 5900 West Cabanne Place, and two residences at 29 and 38 Portland Place. The Theodore C. Link Collection contains 21 identified, laminated photographs of residences designed by Link, mostly in St. Louis. Subjects include: LPE; buildings; architecture; interior and exterior of John W. Kauffman residence on Portland Place; entrance gate to Westmoreland Place; Otto Bollman residence on Longfellow Boulevard; Theodore C. Link residence on West Cabanne Place; P.M. Harding residence in Harding, Mississippi; Clark H. Sampson residence on Westminister Place; rendering of J.J. Atkins residence on Windmere Place; proposed Massachusetts summer home of John Kauffman; E.E. French residence on Cabanne Place; John Hill residence on West Cabanne Place; Mrs. Louise P. Davenport residence on West Cabanne Place; Daniel B. Lippincott residence on West Cabanne Place; D. Wilkinson residence in Jackson, Mississippi; rendering of stable for L.B. Tebbetts on Portland Place.

Rights: UND


Dates: ca. 1910

Type(s): Collection




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