Nels A. Jacobson (1892-1947)
Jacobson, Nels A.
Birth/Death: b. Jan 1892 - d. Aug 1947
Occupation: American architect
Location (state): MN
Not a member of the AIA.
Contributed by Northwest Architectural Archives, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis
The architectural firm of Jacobson & Jacobson was founded by brothers David and Nels. David L. Jacobson was born on October 31, 1889 and Nels A. Jacobson was born in January 1892, both in Owatonna, Minnesota. They founded their architectural and engineering firm in Minneapolis in 1917. David died on October 15, 1947 and Nels in August of 1947. One of the most notable buildings designed by the firm was the Owatonna Junior-Senior High School, a neo-classical revival style, built in 1920-1921.
Partner of David L. Jacobson
Northwest Architectural Archives, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis
Jacobson and Jacobson collection (N 164)
Collection consists of plans for the Armory Building in Austin, Minnesota, and the Hopkins (Minnesota) grade and high school, designed by the Owatonna, Minnesota architectural firm of Jacobson & Jacobson.
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