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Document Details


Title: Bertrand Goldberg
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Art Institute of Chicago. Ryerson and Burnham Libraries
Collection: Chicago Architects Oral History Project
Description: Goldberg speaks about study at the Cambridge School of Landscape Architecture; study with Mies van der Rohe and colleagues at the Bauhaus in Berlin; experiences in pre-war Germany; working for George Fred Keck; working for Paul Schweikher; Mies in Chicago; Mies's visit to Taliesin to see Frank Lloyd Wright; designs for use during WW II; prefabrication; mast-hung structures; designing and building Marina City, the Raymond Hilliard Homes, and River City.
Extent: 353 pages
URL: http://www.artic.edu/aic/libraries/caohp/goldberg.pdf
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1992 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Goldberg, Bertrand, 1913-1997
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1913
Speaker place of birth: Chicago, IL; Illinois; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Architect
Age at speaking: 79
Document date: 12-Feb-1992
Interviewer: Blum, Betty J.
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Chicago, IL; Europe; Germany; Illinois; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Chicago, IL; Europe; Germany; Illinois; Landscape; Landscape architecture--Illinois; North America; Oral history; United States; Work environment; World War II, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945--War work
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025532-27392