Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)


Abramovitz, Maxwell

ID: 3470
Full Name: Maxwell Abramovitz
Occupation: Architect
Gender: M
Birth Date: 1908-05-23
Death Date: 2004-09-12
Biographical Information: Education: B.S., University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL, 1929; M.S., Architecture, Columbia University, New York, NY, 1931; coursework, Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France, 1932-1934;
Work History: Designer, Corbett, Harrison, McMurray, Architects, New York, NY, 1934-1941; Partner, Harrison, Fouilhoux and Abramovitz, Architects, New York, NY, 1941-1945; Partner, Harrison and Abramovitz, Architects, New York, NY, 1945-1978; Partner, Abramovitz, Harris, and Kingsland, Architects, New York, NY, 1978-?; Partner,
Miscellaneous: Abramovitz developed a reputation as a workaholic.
Professional Awards: College: Abramovitz received a 2-year Columbia University Fellowship to study at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1932-1934;
Post College: Honorary Doctorate in Fine Arts, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL, 1970;
Archives: Abramovitz donated his papers to Columbia University, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, New York, NY.
Countries: United States
Locations: Architect's Birth:
Chicago, IL
Architect's Death:
Pound Ridge, NY