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Document Details


Title: James Ingo Freed
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Art Institute of Chicago. Ryerson and Burnham Libraries
Collection: Chicago Architects Oral History Project
Description: Freed speaks about his early memories in Europe; coming to America and settling in Chicago; studying with Mies at the Illinois Institute of Technology; joining I.M. Pei in New York; why he did not succeed as Dean of Architecture at IIT; joining the Chicago Seven; exhibiting with the Chicago Seven; the New York Five, reflections on Mies and his impact on Freed's work.
Extent: 134 pages
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1997 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Freed, James Ingo, 1930-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1930
Speaker place of birth: Essen, Lower Saxony, Germany; Lower Saxony, Germany; Germany; Europe
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Architect
Age at speaking: 67
Document date: 01-Dec-1997
Interviewer: Blum, Betty J.
Locations discussed: Chicago, IL; Illinois; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Architects; Architects and community--Chicago (Ill.); Architecture; Architecture--Chicago (Ill.); Chicago, IL; Illinois; North America; Oral history; United States
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025529-27389