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Tümpel submitted photographs of his lamps to the organizers of the Deutsche Werkbund section of the 1930 Paris exhibition organized by the Salon des Artistes Décorateurs, but the lamps had already been chosen.

 

 

Draftsman on Thomson House.

 

 

 

Draftsman in Breuer's office c. 1966.

 

Advertising Department, Chase Brass and Copper Co. His department used the Thompson House in an advertisement for his company.

Employee, Arc Electric Construction Co. Arc was the electrical subcontractor for the Weintraub Agency offices.

1913 - 2005

Japanese architect, urban planner and writer. He received an architecture degree from the University of Tokyo in 1938 and a doctorate in 1959. He taught at the university from 1946 to 1974 and opened his own office Kenzo Tange and Urtec, Urbanists and Architects in 1961. Arata Isozaki, Kisho Kurokawa and Fumihiko Maki numbered among his students. Tange was a key participated in the Metabolist...

E. M. Tarnoff Co., sales and project engineers. Tarnoff was consulted regarding the noisy boiler at the first Gagarin House.

Employee, Katzenbach and Warren, Inc. His company manufactured wallpapers that Breuer considered for the Bandler House.

Employee, Nickerson Lumber Co. His company supplied lumber for the Breuer and Kepes Cottages in Wellfleet, MA.

President, Sarah Lawrence College. Taylor commissioned a new art center from Breuer in 1951.

Electrical subcontractor for the first Breuer house in New Canaan, CT.

Director of the Department of Architecture, Beaux-Arts Institute of Design. Teegen invited Breuer to write a design program for a ski club. Breuer was traveling and unable to comply with Teegen's request.

New England Manager, Eastern Air Lines, Inc. Breuer designed ticket offices for the airline located in the Boston Statler Hotel.

Patent lawyer. Tenenbaum helped Breuer file a patent for resilient chairs ("Federnde Sitzmöbel.")

Superintendent of Buildings, Cambridge, MA. Along with the architects and the city's purchasing agent, Mr. McGuinness, Terry requested that more funds be allocated for Breuer and Lawrence Anderson's design for a Cambridge War Memorial.

Textile designer and owner, Angelo Testa and Co. Testa hoped his fabrics might be included in the House in the Museum Garden, but Breuer had already designed the interiors.

Secretary to Hamilton Smith, architect and eventual partner of Marcel Breuer.

Western Editor, Printer's Ink.

 

Treasurer, Thomas-Kinzey Lumber Co.

Treasurer, C. H. Dresser and Son, Inc. Thompson wanted to submit an estimate for the millwork for the first Gagarin House.

Marion Thompson's son; brother to Rolland Thompson.

Client and mother of one of Breuer's employees, Rolland Thompson. She was also the widow of the president of the Pennsylvania Railroad. In 1947, she commissioned a house in Ligonier, PA.

Thompson had been a student of Breuer's at the Graduate School of Design and beginning in 1947. worked as a draftsman in Breuer's office.

Chief Technical Advisor, Federal Works Agency. Thomson worked closely with Gropius and Breuer on the Aluminum City Terrace defense housing project.

Engineer. Thomson worked on the Aluminum City Terrace defense housing project.

Employee, Adams and Rinehart, Inc. Adams and Rinehart was the public relations firm that dealt with the press after Breuer's death.

Breuer became acquainted with Thornton during his sojourn in England. By 1939, Thornton had moved to Canada. He hoped there might be a place in Breuer's office for him and requested Breuer's opinion of the house he had built.

Student at the Lowthorpe School of Landscape Architecture. She requested information about Breuer's house in Lincoln, MA. for her thesis.

Employee, L. L. McConachie Co. His company was the heating, plumbing and air conditioning subcontractor for the Grosse Pointe Public Library.

Client. In the mid-1920s, Thost commissioned Breuer to design the interiors of his house.

Thrasher provided an estimate for the construction of the Aluminum City Terrace defense housing project.

Office Manager, Isokon, Ltd.

Client. In 1952, she and her husband, John, approached Breuer about building a version of the House in the Museum Garden in Port Washington, NY. The project was abandoned due to high costs.

Client. In 1952, Tibby and his wife Emily, approached Breuer about building a version of the House in the Museum Garden in Port Washington, NY. The project was abandoned due to high costs.

 

Client. In 1949, Tilley and his wife, Marion, commissioned a version of the House in the Museum Garden in Middletown, NJ.

Client. In 1949, she and her husband, Alvin, commissioned a version of the House in the Museum Garden in Middletown, NJ.

Secretary, Paul Borglum Building Construction. Borglum was the contractor for the Kniffin House.

Building Inspector, New Canaan, CT.

Tiso Construction Co. Tiso wanted to submit an estimate for the construction of the art center at Sarah Lawrence College.

General Sales Manager, Panaview Sliding Aluminum Doors and Windows.

Administrative Office, Pittsburgh Office, Federal Works Agency. Todd helped oversee the construction of the Aluminum City Terrace defense housing project.

Patent attorney who helped Breuer obtain patents for his furniture.

Central School of Arts and Crafts, London. In 1947, Jack Pritchard arranged for Breuer to give a lecture at the school. Breuer's trip fell through and the lecture was canceled.

Client and artists' agent. In 1945, Tompkins and his wife, Martha, commissioned a house in Hewlett Harbor, NY.

Client. In 1945, she and her husband, Gilbert, commissioned a house in Hewlett Harbor, NY.

Owner, Howard B. Toms Tree Surgery. Landscape subcontractor for the first Breuer house in New Canaan, CT.

Manager, White Flower Farm. The farm provided trees for the landscaping of the first Gagarin House.

Development Department, United States Rubber Co.

Employee, Comptoir Artisanal Marocain. He supplied Breuer with Moroccan rugs for some of his residences, including the Starkey House.

Employee, Hubbard, Rickerd and Blakeley. His firm acted as consulting engineer for the Aluminum City Terrace defense housing project.

Licensed Master Plumber. Trahan was the heating subcontractor for the addition to the Scott House.

Holder of a United States patent for a resilient chair design.

Employee, John R. Cassell Co. His employer supplied blueprints for projects such as the Grosse Pointe Public Library and the Ferry Cooperative Dormitory at Vassar College.

Employee, The Museum of Modern Art.

Builder. Treva expressed interest in submitting an estimate for the construction of the first Stillman House. The contract eventually went to the George J. Switzer Co.

Heating engineer, Harnischmacher House II.

Trowell Construction Co. Trowell expressed interest in submitting an estimate for the construction for the Grosse Pointe Public Library, but the contract eventually went to the Albert A. Albrecht Co.

1912 - 1996

British Architect. Tubbs attended the Architectural Association and worked for Erno Goldfinger and in the office of Maxell Fry and Walter Gropius. In 1939, Tubbs became secretary of the MARS (Modern Architectural Research) Group, an organization that played a prominent role in supporting British modernism. His most famous building was the Dome of Discovery, built as part of the 1951 Festival of Britain. At the...

Chairman of the Building Committee, Long Beach Hospital. In 1945, the hospital asked Breuer to design a residence for nurses, interns and office staff. Breuer's design remained unbuilt due to an existing commitment to another architect.

Employee, The Kansas City Art Institute. She requested more information about furniture for the Frank House.

Landscape architect who worked in the Office of Dan Kiley. Kiley was the landscape architect for the addition to the Scott House.

Friend of Breuer who advised him on people and places to see during his South American trip in 1947.

Employee, Inter-County Heating and Plumbing Corp. Tutera wanted to bid on the heating and plumbing work for the Rand House.

Employee, the Yale and Towne Manufacturing Co.

Chief, Exhibition Unit, Office of War Information. He asked Breuer to evaluate their London exhibition plans and asked if Breuer had any exhibitions he would be willing to make available.

Author of United States Department of the Interior Information Circular on the benefits of home insulation.