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ID: 500022123
 
Record Type: Person
Hilberseimer, Ludwig Karl (German architect, city planner, critic, and professor, 1885-1967, active in Germany and America)

Note: Ludwig Karl Hilberseimer was born 14 September 1885. He was educated at the Technische Hochschule, Karlsruche, from 1906 to 1911, where he studied under J.W. Durm. He was an architect and planner in various European cities, mainly Berlin, from 1918 to 1938, and he was the Founder and Director of the City Planning Department at the Bauhaus, Dessau, Germany, from 1929 to 1932. In 1938 he emigrated to the United States, and was naturalized in 1944. He was a Professor and Director of the Department of City and Regional Planning, 1938-57, and Professor Emeritus, 1957-67, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago. He worked in private practice as a town planner in Chicago until his death on 6 May 1967. Architect and city planner, born Karlsruhe, Germany, emigrated to Chicago, 1938.

Names:
Hilberseimer, Ludwig Karl (preferred,V,index)
Ludwig Karl Hilberseimer (V,display)
Hilberseimer, Ludwig (V)
Ludwig Hilberseimer (V)

Nationalities:
German (preferred)
American

Roles:
architect (preferred)
critic
urban planner
teacher

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Died:  Chicago (Cook county, Illinois, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1906-1911  Karlsruhe (Karlsruhe district, Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany) (inhabited place)
active:   1918-1938  Berlin (Berlin state, Germany) (inhabited place)
active:   1929-1932  Dessau (Halle district, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany) (inhabited place)
active:   1938-1967  Chicago (Cook county, Illinois, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
student of ....  Durm, Josef  1906-1911
..................  (German architect and author, 1837-1919) [500012058]
teacher of ....  Duckett, Edward Austin  at the Illinois Institute of Technology from 1944 to 1950
..................  (American architect, draftsman and teacher, born 1920) [500045511]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Hilberseimer, Ludwig Karl (I)

Biographies:
(German architect, city planner, critic, and professor, 1885-1967, active in Germany and America) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American urban planner, 1885-1967) ..... [Grove Art]
(German architect, 1885-1967) ..... [AVERY]
(German architect, city planner, critic, 1885-1967) ..... [BHA]
(American and German architect and teacher; born Karlsruhe (Germany), 1885; died Chicago (Illinois, United States), 1967) ..... [CCA]
(Architect and city planner, born Karlsruhe, Germany, emigrated to Chicago, 1938, 1885-1967) ..... [AVERY]

Sources and Contributors:
Hilberseimer, Ludwig ........ [AVERY Preferred, CCA Preferred, Grove Art Preferred]
..........................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..........................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..........................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Hilberseimer, Ludwig Karl ........ [AVERY, BHA Preferred, CCA, Grove Art]
...................................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
...................................................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
...................................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Ludwig Hilberseimer ........ [CCA]
........................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Ludwig Karl Hilberseimer ........ [VP]
.................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, Grove Art]
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Avery Obituary Index [n.d.]
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Contemporary Architects (1987)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  LCR
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  Portoghesi, Dizionario di architettura e urbanistica (1968-1969)
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA]
.......... Contemporary Architects (1987)
.......... LCR
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