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Walter W. Ahlschlager

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Walter William Ahlschlager
Born(1887-07-19)July 19, 1887
Chicago, IL
DiedMarch 28, 1965(1965-03-28) (aged 77)
Dallas, TX
Alma materLewis Institute, Armour Institute, Art Institute of Chicago
SpouseJennie Ahlschlager[1]
ChildrenWalter Ahlschlager Junior

Walter William Ahlschlager (July 19, 1887 – March 28, 1965) was a 20th-century American architect. After being located in Chicago for many years, he established his office in Dallas, Texas, in 1940. He died in Dallas.[2][3][4]

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Ahlschlager was born to German Jews John and Louise Ahlschlager and had one sister named Ella. John Ahlschlager and his brother, Frederick, were both "prominent local [Chicago] architects."[6]


  1. ^ "Walter W Ahlschlager in the 1940 Census". ancestry.com. Retrieved 25 October 2015.
  2. ^ "Walter W. Ahlschlager". thechicagoloop.org. Retrieved 25 October 2015.
  3. ^ "The Work of Walter W. Ahlschlager from American Builder Magazine, 1921" (PDF). Compass Rose. compassrose.org. Retrieved 25 October 2015.
  4. ^ "WALTER W. AHLSCHLAGER BIO". in.com. Archived from the original on 10 March 2016. Retrieved 25 October 2015.
  5. ^ Pfeiffer, Maria Watson; McGlone, Ann Benson (2017). "The Wedgwood - National Register of Historic Places" (PDF). National Park Service. 100000669.
  6. ^ "Chicago’s Jewish Architects: A Legacy of Modernism." Julia Bachrach Consulting, LLC. Published February 1, 2018. Accessed July 8, 2020.

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