ALEN, William Van

(1883-1954)
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  • William Van Alen — (August 10, 1883 – May 24, 1954) was an American architect, best known as the architect in charge of designing New York City s Chrysler Building (1929 30).LifeWilliam Van Alen was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1883. He attended Pratt Institute in… …   Wikipedia

  • William Van Alen — Présentation Naissance 10 août 1883 Brooklyn Décès 24 mai 1953 Mouvement(s) Mouvement moderne Diplôme diplômé du Pratt Institute de Brookly …   Wikipédia en Français

  • William van Alen — Chrysler Building William van Alen (* 10. August 1882 in Brooklyn; † 24. Mai 1954 in New York City) war ein US amerikanischer Architekt. Er wurde bekannt durch den Bau des Chrysler Building (1928 bis 1930). Nach dem …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Van Alen, William —  (1883–1954) American architect who designed Chrysler Building, New York. Note unusual spelling of Alen. Vanbrugh, Sir John. (1664–1726) English architect and playwright. Van Buren, Martin. (1782–1862) U.S. president (1837–1841) …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Van Alen — is a surname, and may refer to:* James I. Van Alen (1776 1870), member of the United States House of Representatives * James Van Alen (1902 1991), founder of the International Tennis Hall of Fame * John E. Van Alen (1749 1807), American surveyor …   Wikipedia

  • Alen — steht für: Alen (Vorname), einen männlichen Vornamen Alen (Längeneinheit), eine skandinavische Längeneinheit und ist der Name von folgenden Personen Eberhard von Alen († 1342), Bürgermeister der Hansestadt Lübeck James Van Alen (1902–1991),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • William Allen — may refer to:* William (Orgain) Allen (1829 1875), Civil War era Virginia landowner and financier * William Allen (artist) (1957 ) * William Allen (biographer) (1784–1868), evangelical Congregationalist * William Allen (Canadian politician)… …   Wikipedia

  • William Allan — may refer to:* George William Allan (1822 1901), Canadian politician * George William Allan (Manitoba politician) (1860 1940), Canadian politician * William Allan (banker) (circa 1770 1853), Canadian banker, businessman and politician * William… …   Wikipedia

  • William Clothier (jouer de tennis) — William Clothier (tennis) Pour les articles homonymes, voir William Clothier. William Clothier …   Wikipédia en Français

  • William Clothier (tennisman) — William Clothier (tennis) Pour les articles homonymes, voir William Clothier. William Clothier …   Wikipédia en Français


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