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Carl Frederic Guenther

Carl Frederic Guenther, American architect. Recipient two individual awards United States Post Office competition, 1938; first award for suburban location of office building, 1956; Flat Glass award Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company, 1957.

Background

  • Guenther, Carl Frederic was born on April 8, 1909 in Cleveland. Son of Herman Richard and Marie Sophia (Brandt) Guenther.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Architecture, Western Reserve U., 1930. Diploma architecture Fontainebleau (France) School Fine Arts, 1930. Certificate Beaux Arts Institute Design, New York City, 1931.

      Special student (24th Paris prize in architecture), Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, 1931-1934.

    Career

    • February 1952); children—Ann Christine (Mistress Michael R. Stadler), Florence Anne (Mistress Thomas J. Connole). Married second, Laverne Jane Bell, October 10, 1952. Designer, Walter R. MacCornack, Architect, Cleveland, 1934-1935.

      Chief design, associate architect, Great Lakes Exposition, 1935-1937. Private practice, Cleveland, 1937-1939. Partner Miller & Guenther, Cleveland 1939-1942.

      Senior project planner region V, Federal Public Housing Authority, 1942-1944. Associate and chief designer Maier-Outcalt-Dickerson & Associates, Cleveland, 1944-1945. Partner firm Outcalt, Guenther and Associates, Cleveland, 1945-1960, Outcalt, Guenther and Van Buren, architects, Cleveland 1960-1962, Outcalt-Guenther Partners, Cleveland, 1962-1968, retired.

      Critic, lecturer architectural design Western Reserve U., 1934-1941. Author programs, member juries Beaux Arts Institute Design, 1934-1978. Member Architects Educators Conference, 1953, 54.

      Advisory commission to reorganize School Architecture, Western Reserve U., 1950-1951, trustee university, 1951-1956, governor, 1957-1968. Member Collier County (Florida) School Board, 1976-1978. Board of directors Naples Civic Association, 1972-1976.

    Works

    • Author programs, member juries Beaux Arts Institute Design, 1934-1978. Member Architects Educators Conference, 1953, 54. Advisory commission to reorganize School Architecture, Western Reserve U., 1950-1951, trustee university, 1951-1956, governor, 1957-1968.

      Member Collier County (Florida) School Board, 1976-1978. Board of directors Naples Civic Association, 1972-1976.

    Membership

    Fellow American Institute of Architects (committee nat. honor awards 1956-1957. Member Florida Association American Institute of Architects, National Institute Architectural Education, Fontainebleau Alumni Association. Clubs: Pontiac Game (Sheenboro, Quebec, Canada).

    Connections

    • Married Marie Anne Davis, June 29, 1936 (divorced February 1952).; married second, Laverne Jane Bell, October 10, 1952. Children: Ann Christine (Mistress.
    • father: Herman Richard Guenther
    • mother: Marie Sophia (Brandt) Guenther
    • spouses: Marie Anne Davis
    • Laverne Jane Bell
    • child: Ann Christine (Mrs Guenther
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    Born April 8, 1909
    Died July 3, 1978
    (aged 69)
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