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James Milbourne Corner, Warren Porter Skillings

Active 1892-1899

Firm Notes

This architectural partnership consisted of two transplanted men from the State of Massachusetts. Skillings and Corner operated in Seattle, WA for about five years, c. 1892 through late 1897, when it appears that the former was lured north to the Klondike Gold Rush. Corner continued to operate the firm in Skillings's absence, until 1900, when he began a partnership with the established Seattle architect William Ely Boone (1830-1921).

In 1893, Skillings and Corner had offices in the Squire-Latimer Building. From 1894-1898, the firm retained space in the Burke Building. In 1894, they leased two rooms, Offices #536 and 538; due to the shortage of work caused by the deep recession of 1893, they rented only one space between 1895 and 1898. During this latter period they inhabited Office #536, and then dropped a floor to Room #436 in their last year.

PCAD id: 2011