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Belluschi, Pietro

Born: 1899 AD
Died: 1994 AD
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1899 – Born on the 18th of August in Ancona, Italy. Modernist architect identified first with regional architecture of the American Northwest, from which his influence spread throughout the world.

1944-1948 – He designed numerous residential and office buildings, including the Equitable Building in Portland, Oregon, the Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption in San Francisco, California, the Pan Am Building in New York City.

         – Designed the campus of the Portsmouth Abbey School, and the Portland Art Museum.

         – Designed the Bank of America Center in San Francisco, the Juilliard School of Music, part of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City.

1950 – Appointed to the National Commission of Fine Arts by President Harry Truman.

1951 – Belluschi served as dean and professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s school of architecture and planning.

1952 – Elected to the American Academy of Arts in Sciences.

1954 – Trustee of the American Federation of Arts and Fellow of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen.

1955 – National Institute of Arts and Letters member.

1972 – Awarded the Gold Medal of the American Institute of Architects.

1991 – National Medal of Arts by the President George Bush.

1994 – Pietro Belluschi died on the 14th of February in Portland, Oregon.

2.8 (55.71%) 28 votes