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ID: 500083113
 
Record Type: Person
Abramovitz, Max (American architect, born 1908)

Note: Abramovitz studied at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (1929), Columbia University, NY (1931), and the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris (1932-1934). He began working with Wallace K. Harrison in 1934. After a series of partnerships involoving other architects, they formed Harrison and Abramovitz in 1945. Some of the architects' early work together included the Rockefeller Apartments in New York, 1936, and the Trylon and Perisphere for the World's Fair of 1939. Later they were involved in the planning of many high-profile projects in the eastern United States, including the United Nations complex, Lincoln Center, the Empire State Mall in Albany, and the Alcoa Building, Pittsburgh. The partnership with Harrison dissolved in 1976, and Abramovitz continued to work with Michael Harris and James Kingsland. American architect.

Names:
Abramovitz, Max (preferred,V,index)
Max Abramovitz (V,display)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
architect (preferred)

Gender: male

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

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
partner in ....  Abramovitz, Harris & Kingsland  
..................  (American architectural firm, active from 1976) [500276831]
partner in ....  Harrison and Abramovitz  
..................  (American architectural firm, 1945-1976) [500213294]
partner in ....  Harrison and Abramovitz and Harris  
..................  (American architectural firm, contemporary) [500279388]
partner of ....  Harrison, Wallace Kirkman  
..................  (American architect, 1895-1981) [500026345]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Abramovitz, Max (I)

Biographies:
(American architect, born 1908) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American architect, 1908-) ..... [AVERY]
(American architect, 1908-2004) ..... [AVERY]

Sources and Contributors:
Abramovitz, Max ........ [AVERY Preferred]
................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
................................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
Max Abramovitz ........ [VP]
..............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [AVERY, VP]
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Contemporary Architects (1987)
....................  Contemporary Architects [n.d.]
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... Contemporary Architects [n.d.]
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