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Henry Ives Cobb, Sr
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Birth: Aug. 19, 1859
Brookline
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Mar. 27, 1931
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Architect. Son of Albert Adams and Mary Russell Candler Cobb, he was a Chicago-based architect in the last decades of the 19th century, known for his designs in the Romanesque and Victorian Gothic styles. Henry Ives Cobb's grandmother, Augusta Adams Cobb, controversially abandoned her husband, Henry Cobb, and seven of her nine children in 1843, and married Brigham Young as a plural wife.
Cobb and his partner Charles S. Frost designed Potter Palmer's mansion (now demolished) on Lake Shore Drive, the Chicago Varnish Company Building which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and as a Chicago Landmark, the Chicago Federal Building (now demolished), the Newberry Library, the Fisheries Building (now demolished) at the World's Columbian Exposition, and many pre-1900 buildings at Lake Forest College and the University of Chicago.[1][2] He also co-designed the King Edward Hotel in Toronto and Liberty Tower in downtown Manhattan a Perpendicular Style Skyscraper that has been converted to residences. 
 
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 Parents:
  Albert Adams Cobb (1830 - 1900)
  Mary Russell Candler Cobb (1830 - 1911)
 
 Spouse:
  Emma Martin Smith Cobb (1859 - 1944)
 
 Children:
  Henry Ives Cobb (1883 - 1974)*
  Candler Cobb (1887 - 1955)*
  Priscilla Cobb (1890 - 1891)*
  Alice Cobb (1892 - 1893)*
  Russell Cobb (1897 - 1962)*
  Emerson Cobb (1902 - 1910)*
 
 Sibling:
  Lucy A. Cobb Hovey (1856 - 1939)*
  Henry Ives Cobb (1859 - 1931)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Green-Wood Cemetery
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: Sec 171 Lot 10624
 
Created by: BKGenie
Record added: Nov 19, 2009
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Henry Ives Cobb, Sr
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