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FRANKLIN B. LONG Edit Profile

Architect

Amercan architect, associated for a time with R. S. Allen, Fred Kees, did much architectural work in Minneapolis.

Background

Franklin B. Long was born n 1842 n Chenango County, New York, United States.

Career

He settled in Chicago early in life and began his career in the architectural office of John C. Cochran. A few years later he moved to Minneapolis, and after being associated for a time with R. S. Allen, entered into partnership with Fred Kees under the firm name of Kees & Long. Following Mr. Kees subsequent retirement, a new firm, Long, Lamoreau & Long was organized, of which he remained a member during his remaining years. The firm did much architectural work in Minneapolis, designing, among other buildings, the City Public Library, dating from 1884; Andrus Building, 1888; County Court House and City Hall, 1896; Masonic Temple; Hotel Madisos; Dyckman Hotel; Security Bank Building; Farmers' & Mechanics’ Bank, and the Plymouth Building.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Andrus Building in Minneapolis

      1888
    • Minneapolis City Hall

      1896

Connections

employer:
John C. Cochran

Frankln B. Long began his career in the architectural office of John C. Cochran.

coworker:
R. S. Allen - Architect

Frankln B. Long was associated for a time with R. S. Allen.

coworker:
Fred Kees - Architect

Frankln B. Long entered into partnership with Fred Kees under the firm name of Kees & Long.