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Document Details


Title: Walter Netsch
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Art Institute of Chicago. Ryerson and Burnham Libraries
Collection: Chicago Architects Oral History Project
Description: Netsch speaks about study at MIT; working in the office of L. Morgan Yost; thoughts on Mies van der Rohe and the Chicago School; Netsch-and-cash for Owings; the Inland Steel building; IIT campus work; U.S. Air Force Academy and Chapel; Field Theory; artists and collecting art; serving on the Fine Arts Commission, Washington, D.C.; Nathaniel Owings and other Skidmore, Owings & Merrill partners.
Extent: 481 pages
URL: http://www.artic.edu/aic/libraries/caohp/netsch.pdf
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1995 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Netsch, Walter, 1920-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 23-Feb-1920
Speaker place of birth: Chicago, IL; Illinois; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Architect; Consultant; Military personnel
Age at speaking: 75
Document location: Chicago, IL
Document date: 08-May-1995
Interviewer: Blum, Betty J.
People discussed: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe; Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig, 1886-1969; Mies, Maria Ludwig Michael
Organizations discussed: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Locations discussed: Cambridge, MA; Chicago, IL; Illinois; Massachusetts; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Architects; Architectural design; Architectural firms; Architecture; Architecture--Study and teaching; Cambridge, MA; Chicago, IL; Illinois; Ludwig Mies van der Rohe; Massachusetts; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA; Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig, 1886-1969; Mies, Maria Ludwig Michael; North America; Oral history; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Fine Arts Commission
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025550-27412