Elmslie, George Grant

Elmslie, George Grant

(1871–1952) architect; born near Huntley, Scotland. He emigrated to Chicago in 1884. In a Minneapolis partnership (1909–22) with William Gray Purcell (1880–1965) he designed Prairie School banks and houses, later practicing solo in Chicago.
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