Walker, Lyman R.

Birth / Established: April 22, 1880
Death / Dissolved: February 23, 1933


Lyman Walker was born in Zanesville, Ohio and moved to Covington, Kentucky at age ten. He went to work in the office of Cincinnati architect Samuel Hannaford where he worked for three years. In 1900 he entered government employment as assistant supervising architect of the military occupation of Cuba. He returned to the United States in 1902 and went to work in Omaha, returning to Covington in 1904. He attended the University of Cincinnati, Carnegie Tech, and Michigan State College. He worked in Florida, then Detroit and Cincinnati. During World War I he served as a combat pilot. He served as a lieutenant colonel and was attached to the Officers Reserve Corps. He moved to Cleveland in 1921. He wrote numerous articles for trade publications. He specialized in the design of apartment buildings.

Building Name Address Built Status
Farmers' and Traders' Bank Building 535 Madison Avenue, Covington, KY 1904 Standing
Villa Madonna Academy 2500 Amsterdam Road, Villa Hills, KY 1907 Standing
Sixth District School - Austinburg 1901 Maryland Ave, Covington, KY 1907-9 Standing
Cohen Shoes Building 20 West Pike Street, Covington, KY 1910 Standing
Seventh District School - Peaselburg 23rd X Howell Streets, Covington, KY 1910 Demolished
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church 3831 Decoursey Ave, Covington, KY 1910 Standing
YMCA Building 624 Madison Avenue, Covington, KY 1913 Standing
Remodel Hospital to Apartments 625 Eddy Road, Cleveland, OH 1923 Demolished
Apartment Building for Epstein Brothers 1468 Highland Avenue, Lakewood, OH 1924 Standing
Apartment Building for Max Narosny and Sam Libhaber 1455 East 114th Street, Cleveland, OH 1924 Standing
Edmonton Apartment Building 794-802 East 125th Street, Cleveland, OH 1924 Demolished (Partially)
The Wilmar Apartment Building 2715-19 East Boulevard, Cleveland, OH 1924 Demolished
Euclid-Hastings Apartments 15620 Euclid Avenue, East Cleveland, OH 1925 Standing
Apartment Buiding 11415 Hessler Road, Cleveland, OH 1927 Standing
"Seville" Aprtment Building Akron, OH 1928 Unknown
Apartment Building for Max Narosny and Sam Libhaber 11115-9 Lake Avenue, Cleveland, OH 1928 Standing
Edgewater Park Manor Apartments 9829 Lake Avenue, Cleveland, OH 1928 Standing
Lake West Apartments 10507 Lake Avenue, Cleveland, OH 1929 Standing
Residence Morewood Parkway, Rocky River, OH 1929 Standing
West Shore Apartments Edgewater and Cove, Lakewood, OH 1929 Standing
Apartment Building 2968 South Moreland Boulevard, Cleveland, OH 1930 Standing
Apartment Building 2980 South Moreland Boulevard, Cleveland, OH 1930 Standing
Hampton House 10017 Lake Avenue, Cleveland, OH 1930 Standing
Westmont Apartment Building 22 Rhodes Avenue, Akron, OH 1930 Standing


"Lyman R. Walker, Architect, Dies" Plain Dealer February 24, 1933
Building Arts November 1931
Cleveland City Directories
Cleveland Necrology File - February 25, 1933
Johnson, E. Polk; History of Kentucky and Kentuckians; New York and Chicago: Lewis Publishing; 1912
Image Source(s): Kenton County Public Library Faces & Places Digital Collection, Craig Bobby, Cleveland Plain Dealer