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Henry N. Cobb

Henry N. Cobb

American architect
Henry N. Cobb
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Intro American architect
A.K.A. Henry Nicholls Cobb
Was Architect
From United States of America
Type Engineering
Gender male
Birth 8 April 1926, Boston, USA
Death 2 March 2020, Manhattan, USA (aged 93 years)
Star sign Aries
Education
Phillips Exeter Academy
Harvard University
Harvard Graduate School of Design
Notable Works
John Hancock Tower  
Awards
Rome Prize  
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Biography

Henry Nichols Cobb (April 8, 1926 – March 2, 2020) was an American architect and founding partner with I.M. Pei and Eason H. Leonard of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, an international architectural firm based in New York City.

Early life

Henry N. Cobb was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Elsie Quincy (Nichols) and Charles Kane Cobb, an investment counselor. He attended Phillips Exeter Academy, Harvard College, and the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.

Career

Cobb was an architect. Additionally, he was the chairman of the Department of Architecture at Harvard University from 1980 to 1985. He received honorary degrees from Bowdoin College and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. In 1983, he was elected into the National Academy of Design as an Associate Academician, and became a full Academician in 1990. Cobb won the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat's 2013 Lynn S. Beedle Award.

Personal life and death

Cobb lived in New York City and North Haven, Maine. He died on March 2, 2020, in Manhattan at the age of 93.

Notable buildings

Place Ville Marie in Montreal (1962)
John Hancock Tower, Boston (1976)

Notable buildings for which Cobb was principally responsible include:

  • Place Ville Marie in Montreal (1962)
  • Campus of the State University of New York Fredonia (1968)
  • Harbor Towers, Boston (1971)
  • John Hancock Tower, Boston (1976)
  • Wilson Commons at the University of Rochester (1976)
  • World Trade Center, Baltimore (1977)
  • One Dallas Centre, Dallas (1979)
  • Johnson and Johnson Plaza, New Brunswick, New Jersey (1983)
  • ARCO Tower, Dallas (1983)
  • Charles Shipman Payson Building, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine (1983)
  • Pitney Bowes World Headquarters, Stamford, Connecticut (1985)
  • Library Tower, Los Angeles (1989), now U.S. Bank Tower
  • Credit Suisse First Boston headquarters at Canary Wharf, London (1992)
  • UCLA Anderson School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles (1995)
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science headquarters, Washington DC (1996)
  • John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse and Harborpark, Boston (1998)
  • College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati (1999)
  • World Trade Center Barcelona, Barcelona (1999)
  • National Constitution Center, Philadelphia (2003)
  • Hyatt Center, Chicago (2005)
  • Palazzo Lombardia, Milano (2005)
  • International Monetary Fund Headquarters 2, Washington, D.C. (2005)
  • Center for Government and International Studies at Harvard University (2005)
  • 1 Memorial Drive, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (2008)
  • Torre Espacio, Madrid, Spain (2008)
  • 200 West Street, New York (2009)
  • Palazzo Lombardia, Milan (2010)
  • 7 Bryant Park, New York (2016)
  • Four Seasons Hotel & Private Residences, One Dalton Street, Boston (2019)
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 24 May 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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