John Adam
John Adam
John Adam was a Scottish architect. Born in Linktown of Abbotshall, now part of Kirkcaldy, Fife, he was the eldest son of architect and entrepreneur William Adam. His younger brothers Robert and James Adam also became architects. The Adam family moved to Edinburgh in 1728, as William Adam's career as a designer of country houses began to take off.
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Alcohol-Related Incidents Highlight Today's Police Log - Patch.com
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2020 Drunk in Public in the 1800 block of N. First St. John Adam Routt(30), of Laguna Creek, was extremely intoxicated and found to be wanted on a citable misdemeanor warrant out of Marin County. He was issued a new court date and given a ride to the
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Sept. 11 colors birthdays, keeps lost loved ones close to heart - Great Falls Tribune
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"It's weird for me when I see those names scroll across the screen (during television specials), and I see John Adam Larson, 37." Mike said. "He is always going to be 37." But while it's a tough time for the Larson family, Mike is happy that people
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NOBLES COUNTY REVIEW/Shelley Gades - Nobles County Review
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The offensive line of Jake Diekmann, Alex Knips, Dylan Johnson, Dillon John, Adam Garms, Dalton Jeffers, Nate Loosbrock, and Tony Reker were instrumental in the 1st two Adrian drives. Just before half with 22 seconds to go the Adrian Dragons were going
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College fall fashion goes back to basics - WHNS Greenville
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By Joseph Neese - email This fall go back to school in style with our college back-to-school guide to fashion. (Source: Read's Clothing Project) MONTGOMERY, AL (RNN) - This fall, college fashion will be all about a return
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Clara City, Minn., man helps with unexpected home delivery of his son, daughter - West Central Tribune
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However, Selena Owen could not have found any better helper than John-Adam-Day. Clara City Police Chief Ralph Bradley was called to the couple's home sometime after 3 am last Thursday, a little after Owen's daughter, Lana, had entered the world
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Money Meets Ethics on Sustainable Investments Portal - San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
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We are looking to take the eyes of investors off of stale commodities and broaden their business vision," says Invezz co-founder John Adam. As Sustainable Investment Guide points out, the British government recently commissioned Innovas Solutions to
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DEZZ Launches Lead Generation Service - San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
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Today in London, John Adam, Business Development Manager for DEZZ Ltd., detailed the key characteristics of the new company's service. Speaking at the company's Notting Hill offices, Adam outlined why the company has chosen to initially focus upon the
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My Favorite Libraries: "Your Informal School, College and University" - Huffington Post (blog)
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The only public library to house also a presidential library (John Adam's library is on the top floor) under head librarian Amy Ryan, the BPL has undertaken a comprehensive community process to solicit input on which principles should guide the
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Sudden Internet Fame Helps Croatian Cellists Snag US Record Deal - Voice of America
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August 08, 2011 Sudden Internet Fame Helps Croatian Cellists Snag US Record Deal YouTube video gets '2Cellos' invited on tour with Elton John Adam Phillips | New York City Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser achieved near instant fame soon after they
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RWI Transportation Promotes John Adams To Senior Director Of Operations - PerishableNews (press release)
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"John Adam's passion to continually improve processes through empowerment and teamwork will enable our fleet and logistics teams to work as one enhancing our customers' supply chain efficiency." Adams has nearly four decades of experience in
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Invezz Launches Niche Investments Guide to Booming Green Market - San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
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The Green Investments Guide can certainly provide the overview a decision maker needs in order to form an educated opinion that will help them make a genuine feel-good investment that also makes business sense," said John Adam of Invezz
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Linlithgow and Camelon do battle for Vic Woods - Scotsman
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Already out the door are Kevin Donnelly, John Adam, goalkeepers Ronnie McPherson and Steven Pinkowski along with Andy Reilly and John Ward. Dario Quinn has returned to Motherwell. Penicuik Athletic test themselves with a game against East of Scotland
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The prince gets the treatment - The Australian
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In Phillips's production, the usurper (a boyish John Adam) is closer in age to Prince Hamlet, the rightful heir, than to his imposing new wife. But putting Pamela Rabe in killer heels is pretty much the extent of Phillips's interpretation of the play
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C.P. man's neighbors, family 'thought the world' of him - nwitimes.com
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Services for John Adam Meiss Jr. were held June 10 at Burns Funeral Home in Crown Point with interment at Calumet Park Cemetery. Elaine Eich says John Adam Meiss Jr., of Crown Point, was a courageous man who didn't let a handicap dampen his upbeat
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Thursday's Scoreboard - Dickinson Press
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West roster: Bill Atwood, Ada-Borup, Minn.; Jade Bishop, Beach; Brandon Brodehl, Westhope-Newberg-Glenburn; Evan Counts, St. John; Ben Davison, Hettinger; Jesse Erickson, Mott-Regent; Coy Garrison, St. John; Adam Held, North Star; Chris Hoff,
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1792
    Age 70
    Upon his death in 1792, he was succeeded as laird of Blair Adam by his only surviving son, the politician and judge William Adam.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1772
    Age 50
    Adam himself also lived there until 1772, as well as having a villa at Merchiston.
    More Details Hide Details Adam Square was demolished in the 1870s, and the site is now occupied by Adam House, a building of the University of Edinburgh.
    Further losses occurred after the failure of Robert's speculative Adelphi development in 1772, and John was forced to mortgage Blair Adam.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1764
    Age 42
    He supplied his London-based brothers with capital from the Blair Adam estate, at least until the collapse of a stock market venture by his friend Andrew Fairholme in 1764 left him out of pocket.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1761
    Age 39
    Construction began in 1761, and despite the financial troubles, Lord President Robert Dundas was able to move in in 1768.
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  • 1754
    Age 32
    Robert oversaw the construction of the house until late summer 1754, when he left on his Grand Tour to Italy.
    More Details Hide Details Even when abroad, Robert continued to send home designs. John concentrated on the business side of the practice, although he was a competent, if formulaic, architect. John did win a competition to design a new Royal Exchange in Edinburgh, but he was not appointed as contractor. The successful contractor then appointed another architect, who made changes to the design. However, the building, which now serves as the City Chambers, is still often attributed to John Adam. On Robert's return to Britain, he established himself in London, where he was joined by the younger brothers James and William. John continued to look after the family's Scottish interests, investing in further quarrying ventures, and the Carron Iron Works.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1745
    Age 23
    John took his younger brother Robert into partnership, and the two profited greatly from the lucrative Board of Ordnance contracts which were had been initiated following the Jacobite Rising of 1745.
    More Details Hide Details These included the building of Fort George near Inverness, to the designs of military engineer Colonel Skinner. The brothers also continued to execute their late father's designs, including the pavilions and interiors of Hopetoun House. Their first major new commission came in 1754 from William Dalrymple, Earl of Dumfries. The new Dumfries House in Ayrshire was probably mostly to the design of Robert Adam, the more talented architect of the two.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1728
    Age 6
    The Adam family moved to Edinburgh in 1728, as William Adam's career as a designer of country houses began to take off.
    More Details Hide Details John attended Dalkeith Grammar School, outside the city, although he did not proceed to university as he was already being involved in the family businesses. However, the family home became a hub of the Scottish Enlightenment, with numerous Edinburgh virtuosi visiting. During the 1740s, William was gradually handing over control to his eldest son. Upon William's death in June 1748, John took over the family businesses, which besides designing and building houses, included interests in quarrying, mining and other industries. John also became Laird of Blair Adam, the estate in Kinross-shire which his father had built up. Finally, John inherited his father's position as Master Mason to the Board of Ordnance in North Britain.
  • 1721
    Born
    Born in 1721.
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