Vonnegut, Wright & Yeager

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Vonnegut, Wright & Yeager
Practice information
PartnersKurt Vonnegut Sr.
George Caleb Wright
Ralph Oscar Yeager
Founded1946
LocationIndianapolis, Indiana, United States

Vonnegut, Wright & Yeager was an architectural firm active in mid-twentieth-century Indiana. The firm was organized in 1946 as a partnership between the surviving partners of three Indiana firms: Kurt Vonnegut Sr. (1884–1957) of Vonnegut, Bohn & Mueller Architects; George Caleb Wright (b. April 25, 1889) of Pierre & Wright; and Ralph Oscar Yeager (b. August 16, 1892) of Miller & Yeager. It was located at 1126 Hume Mansur Building, Indianapolis, Indiana and 402 Opera House Building, Terre Haute, Indiana.[1]

History[edit]

Vonnegut, Wright & Yeager was formed in 1946. In 1957, after the death of partner Kurt Vonnegut Sr., George Caleb Wright left the firm to become senior partner in the Indianapolis firm Wright, Porteus & Lowe.

Works by Vonnegut, Wright & Yeager[edit]

Works by Miller & Yeager[edit]

Terre Haute Post Office and Federal Building
  • Coca-Cola Company Building, Terre Haute, Indiana, built for $200,000[1]
  • Terre Haute Post Office and Federal Building, built for $450,000[1]
  • Terre Haute City Hall, built for $250,000[1]
  • Woodrow Wilson Junior High School (1927), built for $750,000[1]
  • First Church of Christ Scientist (Terre Haute, Indiana), built for $175,000[1]
  • Young Men's Christian Association (Terre Haute, Indiana), built for approximately $275,000[1]
  • Zorah Shrine (Terre Haute, Indiana), built for $300,000[1]
  • Onion Hospital (Terre Haute, Indiana), built for $375,000[1]

Works by Pierre & Wright Architects[edit]

Works by Vonnegut, Bohn & Mueller[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Questionnaire for Architects' Roster and/or Register of Architects Qualified for Federal Public Works [1] Archived 2011-07-24 at the Wayback Machine. June 13, 1946.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Biographical on Kurt Vonnegut, Sr." Archived 2011-04-11 at the Wayback Machine. Lake Maxinkuckee Its Intrigue History & Genealogy; Culver, Marshall, Indiana