Laying of Cleveland City Hall cornerstone   Save
Laying of Cleveland City Hall cornerstone
Description: Photograph of the cornerstone being laid for Cleveland City Hall. Designed in 1907, the building was constructed between 1911 and 1916. Louis Baus, a native of Cleveland, Ohio, was born in 1875. He began his career as a professional photographer doing studio work before becoming a staff photographer for the Cleveland Advocate in 1911. Baus worked for the paper, which was later purchased by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, for thirty-eight years until his death in 1949. He was also an avid collector of historic photographs. The Louis Baus Collection consists of over one thousand photographs mounted in eleven albums, showing historic Cleveland, the village of Zoar and Ohio covered bridges and mills. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: P223_B01_A03_215
Subjects: Cleveland (Ohio)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Ohio History--State and Local Government; Cornerstone laying;
Places: Cleveland (Ohio); Cuyahoga County (Ohio)