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Born: 1874, Died: 8/14/1936

Born in Newark, NJ, architect Henry Baechlin received his architectural education at the Massachusetts Institutte of Technology and was responsible for the planning of the Wiss Building, one of the first skyscrapers in Newark. He specialized in theater design, but his office also produced the designs for a number of churches and apartment houses. In the 1920s Baechlin collaborated with Newark architect Frank Grad on Symphony Hall and Essex Plaza.

Baechlin joined the AIA in 1912.

Written by Sandra L. Tatman.

Clubs and Membership Organizations

  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)

School Affiliations

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

 

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