Stories tagged: kirtland cutter
Mon., April 24, 2017
Then and Now: Patsy Clark Mansion
Patsy Clark’s mansion is one of the most recognizable homes in Spokane. It ranks high among the palatial homes built by Spokane’s early millionaires.
UPDATED: Wed., April 12, 2017, 3:40 p.m.
Kirtland Cutter-designed cinerarium at Riverside Memorial Park may be eligible for National Register of Historic Places
Within Riverside Memorial Park are several large and elegant mausoleums containing the remains of some noted individuals and families from the region’s early development, including Louis Davenport and the August …
Sat., April 8, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Kirtland Cutter, who helped transform the ‘architecturally savage camp’ that was Spokane, says he has great hopes for the city
Achitect Kirtland Cutter talked about his early days as an artist, illustrator and sculptor in a newspaper profile.
Mon., March 6, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Daily Chronicle announces it will get new home designed by Kirtland Cutter
The Spokane Daily Chronicle announced that work would soon begin on a building that would be the “finest in the West:” The Spokane Chronicle’s own building. “A steel frame fireproof …
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, 4:31 p.m.
Manito Church, nominated for historic register, patterned after famous Italian basilica
The Manito United Methodist Church on South Grand Boulevard has an intriguing past
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016
Landmarks: Patsy Clark, brother close in life and death
Clark’s impact in Spokane is probably most visible today in the Kirtland Cutter-designed Patsy Clark Mansion facing Coeur d’Alene Park that served as his family home until both he and …
Wed., March 30, 2016
Landmarks: Monroe Street bridge’s bison skull sculptures have Canada connection
The bison skull replicas on the Monroe Street Bridge were modeled after a real bison skull discovered in Alberta by a Spokane politician and attorney.
Wed., March 9, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: Mayor wavers on hiring first female police officer
From our archives, 100 years ago Spokane’s attempt to hire its first woman police officer hit a second snag.
Sun., June 21, 2015
Jim Kershner’s this day in history
From our archives, 100 years ago In an event with lasting repercussions for all Spokane nature lovers, John A. Finch, 61, pioneer Spokane mining man and businessman, died suddenly at …
Thu., Dec. 18, 2014
Doug Clark: Book details Patsy Clark’s road to success
You can speculate until the crows fly home as to how a flat-broke, uneducated Irish bloke like Patsy Clark came to America and wound up owning gold mines and living …
Wed., Aug. 25, 2010
Artifacts enrich tale of gardens’ founders
Lynn Mandyke on Tuesday gingerly leafed through two boxes of aging documents, black-and-white photographs and personal effects, some more than 130 years old. They tell the history of Judge George …
Fri., Aug. 13, 2010
South Hill mansion fetches $2.8 million
A historic Spokane mansion, and one of the city’s largest homes, has sold for $2.8 million.
Tue., July 10, 2007
Attorney learns history on the job
When Jon Neill isn’t practicing law, he moonlights as a tour guide through one of Spokane’s most treasured architectural gems. “When you work here you almost have to be a …