by Ryan Rosinski. From the 1880s to the 1920s, John Scott (1850–1928) was one of Michigan’s premier architects. He worked throughout Michigan, and his most popular buildings were public buildings featuring a Richardsonian Romanesque or Classical Revival style of architecture. Biography John Scott was born in 1850 in Ipswich, England, where he trained to be… Read more John Scott & Co.
by Ryan Rosinski Architect: John Scott & Co. Location: Michigan Tech Campus, Houghton Built: 1889 Contractors: Wahlman & Gipp and I. E. Swift Company Demolished: 1968 Built in 1889, this Romanesque building was the first structure constructed for the Michigan Mining School. Positioned on a slope above Portage Lake, it was built in East Houghton,… Read more Michigan Mining School, Hubbell Hall
by Ryan Rosinski. Architect: John Scott & Co. Alternative Names: Houghton National Bank, Wells Fargo Bank Location: 600 Shelden Ave., Houghton Built: 1889 Contractor: Wehlman & Gipp This three-story building was built in 1889 with the primary purpose of providing a first-class bank to the people of Houghton and the surrounding areas. The First National… Read more First National Bank of Houghton