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Kirtland Cutter
Personal information
Name Kirtland Cutter
Nationality American
Birth date August 20, 1860(1860-08-20)
Birth place East Rockport, Ohio
Date of death September 26, 1939 (aged 79)
Place of death Spokane, Washington
Buildings Rainier Club
Lake McDonald Lodge
The Davenport Hotel
Projects Idaho Building at the Chicago's World Fair

Kirtland Kelsey Cutter (August 20, 1860–September 26, 1939) was a 20th century architect in the Pacific Northwest and California. Born in East Rockport, Ohio, he studied at the Art Students League of New York. Most of Cutter's work is listed in State and National Registers of Historic Places.

His design for the 1893 Chicago World's Fair Idaho Building was a rustic design log construction. It was a popular favorite, visited by an estimated 18 million people. The building's design and interior furnishings were a major precursor of the Arts and Crafts movement.


Notable designs


Buildings in Spokane, Washington

Other Washington State sites

Out of state locations


Matthews, Henry (1999). Kirtland Cutter: Architect in the Land of Promise. University of Washington Press. ISBN 0-295-97609-8. 


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