Walter William Ahlschlager (July 19, 1887 – March 28, 1965) was a 20th-century American architect who had his offices in Chicago for many years. In 1940, he established an office in Dallas, Texas. He died in Dallas.
The Carew Tower in downtown Cincinnati, the tallest building in that city until completion of the Great American Tower in 2010.
A 42-story tower commissioned by the Shriners to become the future home of the Medinah Athletic Club in Chicago, the birthplace of the skyscraper. Although his selection for the latter project had been the result of a design competition, it was widely speculated that with so many other notable buildings on his resume, his appointment was practically preordained. This tower would later house the InterContinental Chicago.