Authors/Contributors

William H. Jordy

Document Type

Article

Date

Spring 1984

Embargo Period

3-4-2011

Keywords

William Lescaze, architecture, modernism, International Style

Language

English

Disciplines

American Art and Architecture | Architectural History and Criticism | History of Art, Architecture, and Archaeology

Description/Abstract

This article gives a critical look to William Lescaze's architectural career. While he had early success, his later career seems to pale in comparison. Regardless, the author praises Lescaze for remaining eclectic and not adhering too strongly to the orthodoxy of modernism.

Additional Information

Part of the proceedings of the symposium "William Lescaze and the Rise of Modern Design in America", held at the Everson Museum, Syracuse, New York, on February 15th and 16th, 1984.

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