Frank Gehry

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Gehry in October 2007

Frank Owen Gehry (born Frank Owen Goldberg; February 28, 1929[1]) is a Canadian-American architect who won the Pritzker Prize in 1989. He is known for his buildings such as 8 Spruce Street, Dancing House, Port Olímpic, Jay Pritzker Pavilion, and the Walt Disney Concert Hall. He built buildings across the United States and across South America.

Early life[change | change source]

Gehry was born on February 28, 1929 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada to Polish-Jewish parents[2]. He was raised in Los Angeles, California. He stuided at Los Angeles City College and at the University of Southern California[3]. Gehry now lives in Santa Monica, California.

Career[change | change source]

In 1989, Gehry won the Pritzker Prize.[4]

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