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Seymour Rutkin, American architect. Schweinburg scholar Cooper Union; recipient Art in American-New Talent United States of America award, 1959.


Rutkin, Seymour was born on October 22, 1927 in Weehawken, New Jersey, United States. Son of Herman Irving and Dora (Oltarsh) Rutkin.


Bachelor of Science in Architecture, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1949. Certificate arts and architecture, Cooper Union.


Apprentice with R.M. Schindler (architect), Los Angeles.


  • Other Work

    • One-man show projected designs, Peter Cooper Gallery, New York City, 1957. Presented new shell designs and theories, World Conference, San Francisco, 1962, International Congress International Association Shell & Space Structures, Mexico City, 1967, International Colloquim, Madrid, 1969. Group juried art show, East Islip (New York ) Arts Council, 1984, exhibited, 1985-1990 (honorable mention water colors).

      Two-person architecture show of new designs Storefront for Art and Architecture Gallery, New York City, 1985. New prototype design advanced concrete shell residence construction, 1995-1996. Principal works include schools, hotel, 42 story office building, hospital, shell building design and construction, dormitories, residential, and interiors.

      Patentee in field. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Herman Irving Rutkin

Dora (Oltarsh) Rutkin