Charles Gwathmey, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Charles Gwathmey

American architect

Date of Birth: 19-Jun-1938

Place of Birth: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Date of Death: 03-Aug-2009

Profession: architect, university teacher

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Charles Gwathmey

  • Charles Gwathmey (June 19, 1938 – August 3, 2009) was an American architect.
  • He was a principal at Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects, as well as one of the five architects identified as The New York Five in 1969.
  • One of Gwathmey's most famous designs is the 1992 renovation of Frank Lloyd Wright's Guggenheim Museum in New York City.Born in Charlotte, North Carolina, he was the son of the American painter Robert Gwathmey and photographer Rosalie Gwathmey.
  • He attended the High School of Music and Art in New York City, graduating in 1956.
  • Charles Gwathmey attended the University of Pennsylvania and received his Master of Architecture degree in 1962 from Yale School of Architecture, where he won both the William Wirt Winchester Fellowship as the outstanding graduate and a Fulbright Grant.
  • While at Yale, he studied under Paul Rudolph.Gwathmey served as President of the Board of Trustees for The Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies and was elected a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects in 1981.

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