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Born: 1889, Died: 1973

Named "Architect of the Century" by the AIA in 1957, Ralph Walker was a leader in the use of the Art Deco style for New York skyscrapers. His designs for the Barclay-Vesey Telephone Building (1923-1926) and the Irving Trust Building (1929-1932) were widely published. His design for the Barclay-Vesey appeared in the 1928 T-Square Club/Philadelphia Chapter AIA exhibition catalog.

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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