Hardy, Hugh Gelston

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Hardy, Hugh Gelston (1932– ). American architect, he formed Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer Associated (HHPA) with Malcolm Holzman (1940– ) and Norman Henry Pfeiffer (1940– ) in NYC (1967). The firm's work includes the Olmsted Theater, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY (1974), the addition to the University of Toledo Performing Arts Center, Toledo, OH (1967), the Columbus Occupational Health Center, Columbus, IN (1973), the renovation of the Art Museum, St Louis, MO (1977), the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (1987–91), the Hult Center for the Performing Arts, Eugene, OR (1978–82), and the Boettcher Concert Hall, Denver, CO (1978–9). HHPA also became known for its use of familiar roadside structures, signs, and collages. The bunker-like WCCO-TV building, Minneapolis, MN (1983), is an example of their work.


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