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Hugo Roomann, Estonian, American architect. Recipient Top Ten Plant award Factory magazine, 1967, Top Ten Plant award Modern Manufacturing magazine, 1970.


Roomann, Hugo was born on March 25, 1923 in Tallinn, Estonia. Came to United States, 1951, naturalized, 1957. Son of Eduard August and Annette (Kask) Roomann.


Bachelor of Science, Institute of Technology Carolo Wilhelmina, Braunschweig, West Germany, 1950. Master of Fine Arts in Architect (scholar 1956-1957), Princeton University, 1957.


Architectural engineer Austin Company, Roselle, New Jersey, 1951-1954. Architectural designer Epple & Seaman, Newark, 1954-1955, 57-61. Proprietor Hugo Roomann, Cranford and Elizabeth, 1961-1966.

Partner A.M. Kinney Associates (Architects and Engineers), Cincinnati, New York City and Chicago, 1966-1989. Director architecture, vice president corporation operations A.M. Kinney, Inc., Cincinnati, 1967, 77, 89. Director Walter Kidde Constructors, Inc., 1973, A.M. Kinney, Inc., A.M. Kinney Associates Inc., Chicago.

President Design Art Corporation, 1986.


  • Other Work

    • Principal works include Graduate Research Center for Biological Sciences, Ohio State University, 1970, Lloyd Library., Cincinnati, 1968, offices, laboratories and manufacturing facilities, Miles Laboratories, West Haven, Connecticut, 1969, American Museum Atomic Energy, Oak Ridge, 1975, Renton K. Brodie Science Center, University Cincinnati, 1970, Environmental Protection Agency National Laboratories, Cincinnati, 1975, NALCO Technology Center, Naperville, Illinois, 1979, Brown & Williamson Corporation Headquarters, Louisville, 1983, University Cincinnati Kettering Laboratory, 1989. Public: Urban Growth and the Development of an Urban Sewer System, City of Cincinnati 1800-1915, 2001.


President Citizens League, Elizabeth, New Jersey, 1966, Estonian Heritage Association Cincinnati, 1991-1994. Board directors, president Inter-Ethnic Council of Greater Cincinnati, 1992-1995. Member American Institute of Architects (Ohio chapter award for Renton K. Brodie Science Center 1971, for NALCO Center 1980), Princeton Club.


Married Raja R. Suursoho, September 15, 1945. Children– Katrin-Kaja, Linda-Anu.

Eduard August Roomann

Annette (Kask) Roomann

Raja R. Suursoho

Katrin-Kaja Roomann

Linda-Anu Roomann