(1834 - 1923)
James W. McLaughlin was active/lived in Ohio. James McLaughlin is known for architecture, Civil War newspaper artist.
Biography James McLaughlin
James W. McLaughlin was born November 4, 1834 in Cincinnati, Ohio. At age fifteen, he began studying architecture with Cincinnati-prominent architect James K. Wilson. By the mid 1850s, McLaughlin's architectural career was firmly established through his designs for civic buildings including the Cincinnati Art Museum, the Moorish Revival Plum Street Temple, the Art Academy of Cincinnati, Machinery Hall, the Cincinnati Gas Light and Coke Co. building, and the first Cincinnati Reds baseball stadium. He also designed the buildings of the Cincinnati Zoological Gardens, the first structures created expressly for that purpose in the United States.
When the Civil War began in 1861, McLaughlin put his architect's career in Cincinnati on hold
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