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UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 25, 2019

Patsy Clark mansion for sale – to the right buyer

John Allison, a partner in Eymann Allison Hunter Jones, P.S., said the firm, which purchased the iconic Spokane home in 2003, first put the refurbished home up for sale in …

Out of Cutter’s shadow: Architect Gustav Pehrson’s family hopes to see his name connected to his famous achievement – the Davenport Hotel

Gustav Pehrson worked for Kirtland Cutter’s firm, and likely is the architect responisible for downtown Spokane’s iconic Davenport Hotel.

West Central’s Knight House part of Spokane Preservation Advocates’ fall tour of historic Spokane homes

“We just basically followed the plans and put everything back the way it was,” said Carolyn Santantonio, owner the Knight House, on restoring the stately Craftsman in the West Central …

100 years ago in Spokane: Construction of Kirtland Cutter-designed Deaconess Hospital begins

Work on the new Deaconess Hospital, on the south side of Fourth Avenue at Post Street, was beginning.

100 years ago in Spokane: Founder of Deaconess movement honored at Spokane convention as hospital prepares for new six-story building

Lucy Ryder Meyer, the founder of the Deaconess movement – which led to the creation of Deaconess Hospital in Spokane and other organizations across the country – was in town …

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

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 …

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.

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 …

Manito Church, nominated for historic register, patterned after famous Italian basilica

The Manito United Methodist Church on South Grand Boulevard has an intriguing past

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 …

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.

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.

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 …

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 …

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 …

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.

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 …