Joseph Maria Urban

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Urban, Joseph (1872–1933). Austrian architect, he studied in Vienna under Hasenauer, settling in the USA in 1911. His best-known building is the New School for Social Research, NYC (1929–30), but became primarily a designer of interiors and theatres (about which he published a book in 1929).


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Jane Turner (1929)
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