Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Happy Birthday, Dear Andy. Happy Birthday to..

Peirce Anderson was born on Februrary 20, 1870 in Oswego, New York and died in Chicago in his Hyde Park Home on February 10, 1924. (See ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING OF GRAHAM, ANDERSON, PROBST AND WHITE, 1912-1936, pp 273-276, by Sally A. Kitt Chappell for a brief sketch of his life. ) The iconic clocks at Marshall Field & Company, pictured above, are by his hand.

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