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Ada Louise Huxtable


An architecture critic who won the first-ever Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in 1970. She was the Curatorial Associate for Structures and Design in the Museum of Contemporary Art in NY for four years. She was referred to as a great enthusiast of cities, an excellent preservationist as well as the central world around which almost every other critic revolved by architect Robert A. M. Stern. Her dad Michael Landman was the co-author from the play A GUY of Honor. She received the Pulitzer Reward for Criticism like 1975’s champion, the past due film critic Roger Ebert.

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Full Name Ada Louise Huxtable
Date Of Birth March 14, 1921
Died January 7, 2013, New York City, New York, United States
Place Of Birth New York
Profession Journalist
Education New York University, Hunter College
Nationality American
Awards Pulitzer Prize for Criticism, MacArthur Fellowship, Guggenheim Fellowship for Humanities, US & Canada
Nominations National Book Award for Contemporary Thought
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1 Architecture critic for The New York Times (1963-1982) and The Wall Street Journal (1997-2013).
2 Awarded a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship in 1981.
3 Jury member for The Pritzker Architecture Prize, 1987-2005.
4 Won the first Pulitzer Prize for Criticsm in 1970.



Charlie Rose 2005 TV Series Herself - Guest
American Experience 1999-2003 TV Series documentary Herself
New York: A Documentary Film 2001 TV Series documentary Herself - Commentator

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