Lyman W. Cleveland interior designsCreation: circa 1920-1965
This is a collection of photographs and drawings of interiors designed by the firm of Lyman W. Cleveland, Interior Architecture & Design, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
- Creation: circa 1920-1965
- Cleveland, Lyman W. (Person)
0.25 Linear Feet
General Physcial Description
111 photographic prints : b&w : 8 x 10 in. 4 drawings : 28 x 22 cm or smaller. 1 drawing : 56 x 47 cm. 1 drawing : 46 x 48 cm.
Lyman W. Cleveland (1890-1970) was an architect and interior designer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He specialized in commercial interiors and designed several hotel interiors. He is well-known for designing some of the decoration of the Theodore Swann house in Birmingham, Alabama.
Scope and Content
This is a collection of photographs and drawings of interiors designed by the firm of Lyman W. Cleveland, Interior Architecture & Design, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Clients include Hotel Benjamin Franklin (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), Hotel du Pont (Wilmington, Delaware), Hotel Emerson (Baltimore, Maryland), Hotel Farragut (Knoxville, Tennessee), Hotel Robert E. Lee (Winston Salem, North Carolina), Hotel Sir Walter (Raleigh, North Carolina), and Roosevelt Hotel (Jacksonville, Florida), as well as a number of private residences, including the home of Philadelphia-based building contractor John McShain. Most of the designs pictured date to the late 1950s and early 1960s; before and after photographs exist for several projects.
This collection is open for research.
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- Lyman W. Cleveland interior designs
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