Thomas Tallmadge (1876-1940)

Thomas Tallmadge Thomas E. Tallmadge was born in Washington, DC and graduated from MIT's Department of Architecture in 1898. Tallmadge's thesis project for a private chapel in the Gothic style displays his early interest in ecclesiastical design. Upon graduating, Tallmadge entered the Chicago office of Burnham and Root, where he remained until 1904. In 1905, he formed a partnership with Vernon S. Watson, a graduate of the Armour Institute. They were known for the many Prairie School houses they designed in the Chicago area, as well as for their Gothic style ecclesiastical structures.
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