Henry Wright papers, , 1907-1960 1907-1938


Henry Wright papers, , 1907-1960 1907-1938

Includes project descriptions and reports on garden cities, some of which are with Clarence Stein; housing research, some on war housing and some done with Albert Mayer; the relation of city planning to architecture; article notes written jointly with Lewis Mumford; and biographical material.



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Mayer, Albert

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Albert Mayer (1897-1981), an architect and city planner, co-founded the New York City firm of Mayer and Whittlesey (later Mayer, Whittlesey and Glass) in 1935. Mayer attended Columbia University, but graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a degree in civil engineering in 1919. After spending several years as an engineer, he switched to architecture when he became more interested in the social aspects of design. An advocate of large-scale planned housing projects, he believ...

Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990

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Wright, Henry, -1936

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Stein, Clarence S.

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