Baumfeld, Rudolf L., -1988

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Rudolf Lothar Franz Israel Baumfeld was born in 1903; he was a native of Vienna, Austria who worked with his friend and fellow architect Victor Gruen in New York and Los Angeles, where Baumfeld was principal designer for Victor Gruen and Associates (founded, 1951); he designed several projects in Europe and the US, including Costa Mesa's South Coast Plaza and the Tishman 615 Building in downtown LA; he died in 1988.

From the description of Papers, 1940-1989. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 39215057

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referencedIn Victor Gruen Papers, 1886-1991, (bulk 1960-1980) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Gruen, Victor, 1903-. Victor Gruen papers, 1886-1991 (bulk 1960-1980). Library of Congress
creatorOf Baumfeld, Rudolf L., d. 1988. Papers, 1940-1989. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Baumfeld, Rudi, 1904-1988 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
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associatedWith Gruen, Victor, 1903- person
associatedWith Victor Gruen Associates corporateBody
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Birth 1903

Death 1988



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