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Wright, Henry

Born: 1878 AD
Died: 1936 AD

1878 – Born in Lawrence, Kansas


1872 – married Carrie Buchan



– planned out the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis and the designs of parks and park ways in Kansas City, Denver, and in Cincinnati


1909 – independently worked after being under Frederick Law Olmsted’s influence


1923 – joined with Clarence Stein in planning the Garden City communities in the New York area



– built (alongside Stein) Sunnyside Gardens in Queens, New York


1926 – wrote the classic report A Plan for the State of New York while he was the planning advisor for the New York State Housing and Regional Planning Commission


1928 – also built it in Radburn, New Jersey but it was never completed


1936 – the US architect died