Abramovitz, Max, 1908-2004

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d. 2004.

From the description of Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84366616

Architect.

From the description of Papers, 1957-1982. (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign). WorldCat record id: 28411461

Prize winning student drawing for Columbia University's School of Architecture. Location of stadium is Riverside Park at the foot of 116th Street, same site as Palmer and Hornbostel proposed for the University in 1906.

From the description of [Design for stadium in Riverside Park] [graphic] / Max Abramovitz. [1931] (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 84291183

Max Abramovitz did postgraduate work at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1932-1934, and traveled extensively during this period. Avery Library has his travel sketch of Salamanca, Spain, dated 1932 and one of Ronda, Spain, 1933.

From the description of Toledo [graphic] / [Max Abramovitz]. [circa 1932-1933] (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 77883115

Abramovitz-Harris-Kingsland designed the Chapel, job no. A-434.

From the description of [West Point Chapel sketches] [graphic]. 1970-1983. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 83724838

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creatorOf Harrison, Wallace K. (Wallace Kirkman), 1895-1981. [Studies for site plans A, B, and C, for the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York, N.Y.] [graphic] / [Wallace K. Harrison, coordinating architect]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Harrison, Wallace K. (Wallace Kirkman), 1895-. Wallace K. Harrison architectural drawings and papers, 1913-1986 (bulk 1930-1980). Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Harrison, Fouilhoux, & Abramovitz. Alterations & additions to the office of J.H. McGraw, president [of McGraw-Hill] [graphic] / Harrison, Fouilhoux, & Abramovitz, architects & engineers. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Harrison and Abramovitz. Albany South Mall Project, Albany, New York, Meeting Center ... [graphic] : [working drawings] : [Part 3] / Harrison & Abramowitz, architects ; [partner in charge: Wallace K. Harrison]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Abramovitz, Max, 1908-2004. Papers, 1957-1982. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
creatorOf Abramovitz, Max, 1908-2004. Sketches of existing Beaux Arts plans [graphic] / [Max Abramovitz]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Harrison and Abramovitz. [Pershing Memorial schemes, sketches, etc. [graphic] : job number N-451 (old N-215) / Harrison & Abramovitz, arch.]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Abramovitz-Kingsland-Schiff. A.K.S. office, 33rd floor, 51 Madison Avenue, New York, New York [graphic] : job number G.O.:RE / Abramovitz-Kingsland-Schiff, architects & planners ; Meyer, Strong & Jones, consulting engineers. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Abramovitz, Max, 1908-2004. [Design for stadium in Riverside Park] [graphic] / Max Abramovitz. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Harrison & Fouilhoux. Residence at Seal Harbor, Maine [graphic] : Job 1089 / W.K. Harrison and J.A. Fouilhoux, associate architects ; Harrison, Fouilhoux & Abramovitz, architects & engineers. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Abramovitz-Harris-Kingsland. Capitol South, Columbus, Ohio. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Harrison and Abramovitz. Albany South Mall Project, Albany, New York, Meeting Center ... [graphic] : [working drawings] : [Part 6] / Harrison & Abramovitz, architects ; [partner in charge: Wallace K. Harrison]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Abramovitz, Max, 1908-2004. An analysis of the architecture of the synagogue [by] Max Abramovitz. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Abramovitz-Kingsland-Schiff. 235 East 45th Street, New York, New York [graphic] : job number A-694 / Abramovitz Kingsland Schiff, architects, planners ; Laszlo Bodak, consulting engineer. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Abramovitz, Max, 1908-2004. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Abramovitz, Max, 1908-2004. Self portrait, Paris [graphic] / [Max Abramovitz]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Abramovitz, Max, 1908-2004. [Travel sketches and figure study] [graphic] / [Max Abramovitz]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Hood, Raymond Mathewson, 1881-1934. Raymond M. Hood architectural drawings and papers, circa 1890-1944. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Harrison and Abramovitz. Metropolitan Opera House [graphic] : [working drawings]. Job no. N-150 B / Harrison & Abramovitz, architects; Ammann & Whitney, structural engineers; Syska & Hennessy, mechanical & electrical engineers; Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. [client]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Abramovitz, Max, 1908-2004. Salamanca Spain, Square [graphic] / Max Abramovitz. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Haskell, Douglas Putnam, 1899-1979. Douglas Putnam Haskell papers, Series I: Pending correspondence, 1949-1964. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Abramovitz-Harris-Kingsland. Fountain Square South hotel building, Cincinnati, Ohio [graphic] : job no A-556-H / Abramovitz-Harris-Kingsland, architects ; Edwards & Hjorth, structural engineers ; Meyer, Strong & Jones, mechanical & electrical engineers. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Abramovitz, Max, 1908-2004. Max Abramovitz architectural records and papers, 1925-1990. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Abramovitz-Harris-Kingsland. Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, One West Fourth Street, Manhattan, New York, N.Y. 10003 [graphic] : job no A-581 / Abramovitz-Harris-Kingsland, architects ; Le Messurier Associates, structural engineers ; Abrams-Moses-Solomon, consulting engineers. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Harrison and Abramovitz. Albany South Mall Project, Albany, New York, Meeting Center ... [graphic] : [working drawings] : [Part 5] / Harrison & Abramovitz, architects ; [partner in charge : Wallace K. Harrison]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Harrison and Abramovitz. New York City Museum of Science and Technology, Flushing Meadows Park, Queens, New York [graphic]. Job No. N-322 / Harrison & Abramovitz, architects ; Moran, Proctor, Mueser and Rutledge, consulting engineers ; Ammann and Whitney, structural engineers ; Syska and Hennessy, mechanical engineers. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Harrison and Abramovitz. Albany South Mall Project, Albany, New York, Meeting Center ... [graphic] : [working drawings] : [Part 4] / Harrison & Abramowitz, architects ; [partner in charge: Wallace K. Harrison]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Harrison and Abramovitz. [Symbolic sketch of action for A.T.T. building for NY World's Fair 196- ] [graphic]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Harrison and Abramovitz. Beth Zion Temple, Buffalo, New York [graphic] : job no. N-303 / Harrison & Abramovitz, architects ; Lev Zetlin & Associates, structural engineers ; Jaros Baum & Bolles, mechanical engineers. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Harrison and Abramovitz. Albany South Mall Project, Albany, New York, Meeting Center ... [graphic] : [working drawings] : [Part 2] / Harrison & Abramovitz, architects ; [partner in charge: Wallace K. Harrison]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Harrison and Abramovitz. First National Bank building, Louisville, Kentucky [graphic] : job no N-453 / Harrison & Aabramovitz, architects ; Meyer, Strong & Jones, mechanical engineers. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Harrison and Abramovitz. Metropolitan Opera House [graphic] : [working drawings] : Project N-150-B, [Part 3] / Harrison & Abramovitz, Architects ; Ammann & Whitney, Structural Engineers ; Syska & Hennessey, Inc., Mechanical & Electrical Engineers ; Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc., [client]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Radcliffe College Archives biography files, 1855-2007 Radcliffe College Archives, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Harrison and Abramovitz. [Acoustical plans of] Metropolitan Opera House [and other theatres] [graphic] : [floor plans and sections] / Bolt, Beranek and Newman, Inc., Consultants in Acoustics ; Harrison & Abramovitz, Architects. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Abramovitz, Max, 1908-2004. Spanish Morocco; Ronda, Spain [and unidentified sketch] [graphic] / Max Abramovitz. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Harrison and Abramovitz. Albany South Mall Project, Albany, New York, Meeting Center ... [graphic] : [working drawings] : [Part 1] / Harrison & Abramovitz, architects ; [partner in charge: Wallace K. Harrison]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Harrison and Abramovitz. Albany South Mall project, Albany, New York, Office Tower [graphic] : [job no. N-304-O.T.], project no. 19535 / Harrison & Abramovitz, architects. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Harrison and Abramovitz. South Lobby alterations, Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center, New York [graphic]. [Part 2] / Harrison & Abramovitz. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Harrison and Abramovitz. New York City Museum of Science and Technology, Queens, N.Y., [Flushing Meadows Park] [graphic] Harrison & Abramovitz, architects ; Moraw, Proctor, Mueser and Rutledge, consulting engineers ; Ammann and Whitney, structural engineers ; Syska and Hennessy, mechanical engineers. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Herbert Matter papers, ca. 1937-1984 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Max Abramovitz Papers, 1957-69, 1978-82 University of Illinois Archives
creatorOf Harrison and Abramovitz. Mead Tower, Dayton Ohio [graphic] : job no. N-532 / Harrison & Abramovitz, architects ; Edwards & Hjorth, structural engineers ; Meyer, Strong & Jones, mechanical & electrical engineers. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn George Goodwin Collection Relating to Marcel Breuer, 1993 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Harrison and Abramovitz. Erie County Savings Bank and office building, Buffalo, New York [graphic] : job no. N-330 / Harrison and Abramovitz, architects ; Paul Weidlinger, structural engineer ; Slocum and Fuller, mechanical engineers. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Max Abramovitz : vertical file. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
creatorOf Harrison and Abramovitz. Agency Building No. 4, Empire State Plaza, Albany, N.Y. [graphic] : [floor plan]. Drawing number 31 / State of New York, Executive Department, Office of General Services, J.C. Egan, Commisioner, Bureau of Space Planning and Allocations ; [Harrison & Abramovitz, architects ;] drawn by M.L. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Abramovitz-Kingsland-Schiff. Concourse international Opera de la Bastille R02608 [graphic] : [competition drawings sent to Paris]. [Job no. A-666] / [Abramovitz--Kingsland-Schiff, architects]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Columbia University. Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation : Centennial (1881-1991) Archive, 1954-1982, (bulk 1980-1981) Columbia University. Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library. Dept. of Drawings & Archives,
creatorOf Abramovitz, Max, 1908-2004. [West Point Chapel sketches] [graphic]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Harrison and Abramovitz. The city of New York, Department of Public Works, Bureau of Building Design, capital project no. PW-169, New Family and Criminal Courts building, East 161st Street, borough of the Bronx, the city of New York [graphic] : [job no.] N-462 / Harrison & Abramovitz, architects ; Edwards & Hjorth, structural [engineers] ; Cosentini Associates, electrical-mechanical [engineers]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Brandeis University. Brandeis University architecture collection, 1886-2006. Brandeis University Library
creatorOf Harrison and Abramovitz. [Performing Arts Center, Empire State Plaza, Albany, N.Y.] [graphic] : [sketches of exterior studies] / [Wallace K. Harrison, architect]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Harrison and Abramovitz. 633 3rd Avenue, Galbreath-Ruffin Corp. [graphic] : job no. N-211 / Harrison & Abramovitz, architects ; Edwards & Hjorth, structural engineers ; Jaros Baum & Bolles, mechanical engineers ; Ebner Associates, electrical engineers. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Harrison and Abramovitz. 860-866-870 United Nations Plaza, First Avenue to New Street, East 48th Street to East 49th Street, New York, 17, New York [graphic]. Job no. N-229 / Harrison & Abramovitz, architects ; Farkas & Barron, structural engineers ; Syska & Hennessy, Inc., engineers. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Harrison and Abramovitz. [Lodge for Nelson A. Rockefeller, Pocantico Hills, New York] [graphic] : [floor plans and exterior elevations]. Job N231 / Harrison & Abramovitz, architects. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Abramovitz, Max, 1908-2004. Toledo [graphic] / [Max Abramovitz]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Theatrical Production Photographs, 1910-99 University of Illinois Archives
creatorOf Harrison and Abramovitz. First Presbyterian Church, Stamford, Connecticut [graphic] : job N-127 / Harrison & Abramovitz, architects; Sherwood-Mills-Smith, associated architects. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Abramovitz, Max, 1908-2004. [Studies for] competition, New York Worlds Fair 1939 [graphic] / Max Abramovitz. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Harrison and Abramovitz. [Bird's eye perspective of early scheme of Lincoln Center] [graphic] / [Harrison & Abramovitz]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
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associatedWith Abramovitz-Harris-Kingsland. corporateBody
associatedWith Abramovitz-Kingsland-Schiff. corporateBody
associatedWith Assembly Hall (Urbana, Ill.) corporateBody
associatedWith Brandeis University. corporateBody
associatedWith Columbia University. Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation. person
associatedWith Columbia University. School of Architecture. corporateBody
associatedWith Columbia University. Stadium. corporateBody
associatedWith Ferriss, Hugh, 1889-1962. person
associatedWith Goodwin, George M. person
associatedWith Harris, Michael M., d. 1982. person
associatedWith Harrison and Abramovitz. corporateBody
associatedWith Harrison & Fouilhoux. corporateBody
associatedWith Harrison, Fouilhoux, & Abramovitz. corporateBody
associatedWith Harrison, Wallace K. (Wallace Kirkman), 1895- person
associatedWith Haskell, Douglas Putnam, 1899-1979. person
associatedWith Hood, Raymond Mathewson, 1881-1934. person
associatedWith Jewish Chapel (United States Military Academy) corporateBody
associatedWith Kingsland, James A. person
associatedWith Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith Matter, Herbert. person
associatedWith New York World's Fair (1939-1940) corporateBody
associatedWith United Nations. corporateBody
associatedWith United States Military Academy corporateBody
associatedWith United States Military Academy. Jewish Chapel. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign corporateBody
associatedWith University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of Theatre corporateBody
associatedWith University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Toledo (Spain)
United States
Ronda (Málaga, Spain)
Morocco (Spanish zone)
Riverside Park (New York, N.Y.)
Flushing (New York, N.Y.)
West Point (N.Y.)
New York (State)--West Point
Illinois
Battery Park City (New York, N.Y.)
Urbana (Ill.)
Flushing Meadows Park (Queens, New York, N.Y.)
Salamanca (Spain)
United States
Subject
Buildings
Student competitions
University Theatre
Competition drawings
Architecture
Jewish architecture
Illini Theatre Guild
Architects
College buildings
International style (Architecture)
Universities and colleges
Theatrical productions
Synagogues
Architecture--Designs and plans
Theatre
Drama
Assembly Hall
Stadiums
Faculty Players Club
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
Mask and Bauble
Beaux--Arts
Occupation
Architect
Collector
Architects--United States
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Birth 1908-05-23

Death 2004-09-12

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