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 William Frederick Lamb

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William Frederick Lamb

Birth
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death
8 Sep 1952 (aged 68)
New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial
Valhalla, Westchester County, New York, USA
Memorial ID
125836303 View Source

Architect. Born William Fredrick Lamb on November 21, 1893 in Brooklyn, New York. He was the principal designer of The Empire State Building. Lamb in 1911 joined the architecture firm Carrere & Hasting. He earned a diploma from Paris, Ecole des Beaux-Arts. One of the his notable project was The Empire State Building.The Empire State Building currently is the tallest building in New York City. Lamb drew up the plans for The Empire State Building in two weeks. He was a partner in Shereve, Lamb and Harmon an architectural firm. William Fredrick Lamb also designed: The Bankers Trust Building in 1912, Fisk Building in 1921, Forbes Magazine Building 1925, Reynolds Building 1929, Lefcourt National Building 1929, The Trump Building 1930, United State Federal Building and Post Office 1932,Hunter College 1938, The Streamlined MONY Building 1950 and Mutual of New York Building 1950. The Empire State Building was Lamb most famous design. The building was started on January 22,1930. It was completed in one year and 45 days on May 1, 1931. The Empire State Building was 1,454 feet tall.

Architect. Born William Fredrick Lamb on November 21, 1893 in Brooklyn, New York. He was the principal designer of The Empire State Building. Lamb in 1911 joined the architecture firm Carrere & Hasting. He earned a diploma from Paris, Ecole des Beaux-Arts. One of the his notable project was The Empire State Building.The Empire State Building currently is the tallest building in New York City. Lamb drew up the plans for The Empire State Building in two weeks. He was a partner in Shereve, Lamb and Harmon an architectural firm. William Fredrick Lamb also designed: The Bankers Trust Building in 1912, Fisk Building in 1921, Forbes Magazine Building 1925, Reynolds Building 1929, Lefcourt National Building 1929, The Trump Building 1930, United State Federal Building and Post Office 1932,Hunter College 1938, The Streamlined MONY Building 1950 and Mutual of New York Building 1950. The Empire State Building was Lamb most famous design. The building was started on January 22,1930. It was completed in one year and 45 days on May 1, 1931. The Empire State Building was 1,454 feet tall.


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