Fischer, John B.

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John B. Fischer Architect

'John Baptiste Fischer worked as Head Draughtsman for the firm of Shepley, Rutan, and Coolidge in Chicago, from 1901-1909. Around this time he became affiliated with Postle and Fischer and worked in this firm as a lead designer and engineer for many projects from during the 1910s and 1920s. Although Fischer was based in Chicago, he worked on projects throughout the country in locations such as Phoenix, Arizona and Casper, Wyoming. Fischer designed many buildings on the University of Chicago campus including the Law School, Gymnasium, and William Rainey Harper Memorial Library. Fischer designed many Gothic buildings.

Fischer was also contributing editor for the Architectural Record in February 1905.