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Kimball was born in Kennebunk, Maine. He went on to study architecture in England. In 1879 he joined forces with Thomas Wisedell, with whom he designed the 1882 Casino Theatre on Broadway, and other projects. Wisedell died in 1884. Kimball practiced independently until 1892, when he formed Kimball & Thompson with G. Kramer Thompson. That partnership ended in 1898.
Empire Building, Broadway and Rector St (Photographed 1898)
111 Fifth Avenue (1904), a "21-sty limestone and brick office building, 41.3×264.5 and irregular," for $1,250,000.00.
513-515 West 161st Street (1905), a "3-sty brk and stone engine house", for the city of NY at a cost of $62,000. - now FDNY Hook&Ladder34/Engine 34
Kimball and Harry E. Donnell were the architects for the Brunswick Building, a 1906 Beaux-Arts building located on the site of the former Brunswick Hotel at 225 Fifth Avenue, on Madison Square Park (source: NYC Landmarks), now the Grand Madison
Mills Buildings (1906), SE corner of Williams Street, an "11-sty brick and stone bank and office building" for J. & W. Seligman & Co. at a cost of $500,000.
111 Broadway (1906), SW corner of Broadway and Cedar St, a "21-sty brick and stone office building," for $3,000,000.00.
37 Wall Street, commissioned for the Trust Company of America. Now residential building with Tiffany & Co as main floor tenant
142 Liberty Street (1909), a "3-sty and basement brick and reinforced concrete store and loft building" for A. L. White and F. M. Hilton of 62 Cedard St, at a cost of $15,000.
Broadway and 57th St, SE corner, a "9-sty and basement brick and concrete garage" for the "Island Realty Co (R. G. Babbage, 111 Broadway, is president); B. M. Fellows, 111 Broadway, secretary (l) A.T. Demarest Co." for $150,000.
66 57th St and Broadway (1909), a "9-sty and basement concrete and brick garage" for $175,000.
Broadway and the SE corner of Astor Place (1910), a "2-sty brick and stone loft, slag roof, copper skylights, wire glass, copper cornices, terra cotta blocks, steam heat, doors fireproofed, metal sash and frames, fireproof trim, limestone" for $300,000.
The Adams Express Buildings (1912), Nos. 57-61 Broadway and Nos. 33-41 Trinity Place, a 32-story office building for $2 million.