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Robert Carson

architect

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