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William Van Alen

Designer from the Chrysler Building in NEW YORK from 1929 until 1930. His additional functions included the Resort Astor in 1902 and additional multistory commercial constructions. He studied in the 1st independent atelier in america, Atelier Masqueray, for 3 years beneath the famed Emmanuel Louis Masqueray. He was granted the Paris Reward scholarship or grant in 1908, which allowed him to after that study in the Ecole des Beaux-Arts beneath the famous Victor Laloux. His profession was negatively influenced by the Great Major depression, and he considered teaching sculpturing. His family members was surviving in Brooklyn when he was created. He wedded Elizabeth Bloodgood. He and architect Daniel Burnham both became popular architects from NY.

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