Building History Detail
Layton Art Gallery

A two story public art gallery split into four halls within. The exterior was a peculiar mix of Greek, Egyptian and Roman styles finished in gray stone. The building was a donation to the city by philanthropist Frederick Layton. The building was designed by a London architect but E T Mix was the associate architect who superintended the construction.

Architect: Ardsley, G A

Year Built: 1888, Year Demolished: 1957

Address History:
438 Jefferson St (1888 - 1929)
758 N Jefferson St (1930 - 1957)

Milwaukee Sentinel, April 6, 1888
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Record Update: 2008-12-06