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Robert Carson

Robert Carson, American architect. Recipient award, Fifth Avenue Association, 1950, 52, 54, 56, 58. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (vice president New York chapter, 1958-1959), Architectural League New York, National Institute Architectural Education (trustee 1947-1950), Phi Gamma Delta.; Club: University.

Background

  • Carson, Robert was born on July 19, 1906 in Macon, Illinois, United States. Son of Robert and Katherine (Irose) Carson.

  • Education

    • B. Architecture, University of Pennsylvania, 1928. Designer, Raymond Hood, New York City, 1929-1934, Wallace K. Harrison, 1934-1939. Partner Carson & Lundin, architects, New York City, resident architect Rockefeller Center, 1939-1957, works include Esso Building, Rockefeller Center, Sinclair Oil Building, 666 Fifth Avenue Building, 1st National City Bank (all New York City), First National Building, Tulsa, others.

    Career

    • Designer, Raymond Hood, New York City, 1929-1934, Wallace K. Harrison, 1934-1939. Partner Carson & Lundin, architects, New York City, resident architect Rockefeller Center, 1939-1957, works include Esso Bldg.

    Membership

    Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (vice president New York chapter, 1958-1959), Architectural League New York, National Institute Architectural Education (trustee 1947-1950), Phi Gamma Delta. Club: University.

    Connections

    • father: Robert Carson
    • mother: Katherine (Irose) Carson
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    Born July 19, 1906
    Died March 1, 1960
    (aged 53)
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