Architect: Stephen Vaughn Shipman
About the Architect:Shipman died in Chicago, Illinois, November 12, 1935, aged eighty. He came to Chicago from Madison,Wisconsin in 1871. He drew plans for the Academy of Music in Chicago and superintended its construction. He designed the hospitals for the insane at Elgin and Anna, Illinois and at Mendota and Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The dome of the Capitol at Madison and U. S. Post Office there were designed by him. He was elected a Fellow of the Western Association of Architects in 1884 and a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects in 1889.