Edward Durell Stone

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Edward Durell Stone
Model of Electronics Research Centers.jpg
Stone (center) viewing a model of NASA's Electronics Research Center, 1964
Born(1902-03-09)March 9, 1902
DiedAugust 6, 1978(1978-08-06) (aged 76)
NationalityAmerican
Alma materUniversity of Arkansas, Harvard University, MIT
OccupationArchitect
BuildingsRadio City Music Hall, Museum of Modern Art, Kennedy Center, 2 Columbus Circle, First Canadian Place, Aon Center

Edward Durell Stone (March 9, 1902 - August 6, 1978) was an American architect. He is most known for designing buildings with modernist style between 1950-1960s.

The Uptown Campus of the State University of New York at Albany (1962)
Busch Stadium (1966), the home of the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team from 1966-2005 and the St. Louis Cardinals football team from 1966-1987

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Honorary degrees[change | change source]

  • Doctor of Fine Arts, University of Arkansas, 1951
  • Doctor of Fine Arts, Colby College, 1959
  • Master of Fine Arts, Otis Art Institute of Los Angeles County, 1961
  • Doctor of Fine Arts, Hamilton College, 1962
  • Doctor of Humane Letters, University of South Carolina, 1964

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Architectural awards[change | change source]

  • Silver Medal, Architectural League of New York, 1937 - Guest House for Henry R. Luce, Mepkin Plantation, Moncks Corner, South Carolina
  • Silver Medal, Architectural League of New York, 1950 - A. Conger Goodyear Residence, Old Westbury, New York
  • Gold Medal, Architectural League of New York, 1950 - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, New York (Philip Goodwin, Associate)
  • Gold Medal, Architectural League of New York, 1950 - El Panama Hotel, Panama City, Panama
  • Honorable Mention, Architectural League of New York, 1952 - University of Arkansas Fine Arts Center, Fayetteville, Arkansas
  • Honor Award, American Institute of Architects, 1952 - University of Arkansas Medical Center, Little Rock, Arkansas
  • First Honor Award, American Institute of Architects, 1958 - Stuart Pharmaceutical Co., Pasadena, California
  • Award of Merit, American Institute of Architects, 1958 - U.S. Pavilion, Brussels, Belgium
  • First Honor Award, American Institute of Architects, 1961 - U.S. Embassy, New Delhi, India
  • Award of Merit, American Institute of Architects, 1963 - Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, Carmel, California
  • First Honor Award, American Institute of Architects and American Library Association, 1963 - University of South Carolina Undergraduate Library, Columbia, South Carolina
  • Honor Award, American Institute of Architects, 1967 - Ponce Museum of Art, Ponce, Puerto Rico

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Bibliography
  • Everett, Derek R. "Modern Statehouses for Modern States: Edward Durell Stone's Capitol Architecture in North Carolina and Florida." Southern Historian, Vol. 28 (Spring 2007): pp. 74–91.
  • Head, Jeffrey. "Unearthing Stone." Metropolis magazine, Urban Journal, January 2008.
  • Hunting, Mary Anne. "Edward Durell Stone, Perception and Criticism." PhD diss., Graduate Center, City University of New York, 2007.
  • Hunting, Mary Anne. "From Craft to Industry: Furniture Designed by Edward Durell Stone for Senator Fulbright." The Magazine Antiques, Vol. 165, No. 5 (May 2004): pp. 110–121.
  • Hunting, Mary Anne. "Living with Antiques: The Richard H. Mandel House in Bedford Hills, New York." The Magazine Antiques, Vol. 160, No. 1 (July 2001): pp. 72–83.
  • Ricciotti, Dominic. "Edward Durell Stone and the International Style in America: Houses of the 1930s." American Art Journal, Vol. 20, No. 3 (Summer 1988): pp. 48–73.
  • Ricciotti, Dominic. “The 1939 Building of the Museum of Modern Art: The Goodwin-Stone Collaboration.” American Art Journal, Vol. 17, No. 3 (Summer 1985): pp. 51–76.
  • Stone, Edward Durell. Edward Durell Stone: Recent and Future Architecture. New York: Horizon Press, 1967.
  • Stone, Edward Durell. The Evolution of An Architect. New York: Horizon Press, 1962.
  • Williams, John G. The Curious and the Beautiful. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1984.
Notes
  1. Kathleen LaFrank (November 1995). "National Register of Historic Places Registration:Richard H. Mandel House". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Archived from the original on 2012-10-18. Retrieved 2010-12-24. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)