Brunk, Thomas W. (Thomas Walter), 1949-

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Detroit, Michigan architectural historian.

From the description of Thomas W. Brunk collection, 1897-2007 (scattered dates). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 183887982

Ohio born Willeke practiced architecture in Cincinnati, New York and California and studied in Europe before opening his own firm in Detroit in 1914. Between 1916 and 1924, Willeke completed a number of commissions for Henry Ford, Edsel Ford, and several Ford Motor Company officials including Ernest C. Kanzler and Charles E. Sorensen. Projects included residential work, furniture design, and urban planning.

From the description of Leonard B. Willeke collection, 1916-1982 (bulk 1916-1924). (The Henry Ford). WorldCat record id: 51267742

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Brunk, Thomas. Leonard B. Willeke collection, 1916-1982 (bulk 1916-1924). The Henry Ford, Benson Ford Research Center
creatorOf Brunk, Thomas W. (Thomas Walter), 1949-. Thomas W. Brunk collection, 1897-2007 (scattered dates). Bentley Historical Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Bobbio & Hyde. corporateBody
associatedWith Fair Lane (Dearborn, Mich.) corporateBody
associatedWith Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943. person
associatedWith Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 person
associatedWith Fordson (Dearborn, Mich.) corporateBody
associatedWith Hyde, Eric F. person
associatedWith Indian Village (Detroit, Mich.) corporateBody
associatedWith Jensen, Jens, 1860-1951. person
associatedWith Kanzler Residence (Detroit, Mich.) corporateBody
associatedWith Mason, George D., b.1856. person
associatedWith Sorensen Residence (Dearborn, Mich.) corporateBody
associatedWith Willeke, Leonard B., 1884-1970. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Detroit (Mich.)
Architecture, Domestic
Architect-designed furniture
City planning
Historic buildings
Industrial housing


Birth 1949



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SNAC ID: 4239741