Raymond M. Hood
– August 14
) was an early-mid twentieth century architect
who worked in the Art Deco
style. He was born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island
, educated at Brown University
, and the Ecole des Beaux-Arts
. At the latter institution he met John Mead Howells
, with whom Hood later partnered. Hood frequently employed architectural sculptor Rene Paul Chambellan
both to create sculpture for his building and to make plasticine models of his projects.
- Tribune Tower, Chicago, Illinois 1924
- American Radiator Building, also known as the American Standard Building, New York, New York 1924
- New York Daily News Building (the model for Superman's The Daily Planet), New York, New York 1929
- Rockefeller Center, New York, New York, where Hood was a senior architect on a large design team. 1933-37
- McGraw-Hill Building, New York, New York 1934
- Masonic Temple, Scranton, Pennsylvania 1930
- Walter H. Kilham (1973). Raymond Hood, Architect - Form Through Function in the American Skyscraper. Architectural Book Publishing Co Inc, New York.
- Einar Einarsson Kvaran. Architectural Sculpture of America. unpublished manuscript
- Contemporary American Architects: Raymond M. Hood (1931). Published by Whittlesey House, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York. Trade publication featuring a large collection of photographs of Raymond Hood works.