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Name:    Gilbert, Cass
Profession:  Architect
Category:  Architecture
Born/Started:    1859
Died/Ended:    1934
Description:    Cass Gilbert was the architect for the Palace of Fine Arts at the 1904 World’s Fair that later was converted into the St. Louis Art Museum. Born in Zanesville, OH in 1859, he attended MIT and worked for the architectural firm of McKim, Meade, & White in New York. He moved to St. Paul, MN, where he formed a partnership with James Taylor. Some of Gilbert´s buildings include the Woolworth building in New York, the Minnesota and West Virginia state capitols, and the U.S. Supreme Court building. Gilbert died in New York in 1934.

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