Who is Henry N. Cobb?
Henry N. Cobb was an American architect born on April 8, 1926, in Boston, Massachusetts, the U.S. He was a founding partner with I.M. Pei of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, an international architectural firm. The firm is based in New York City.
Throughout his career, Cobb has received numerous awards for design excellence. This includes five AIA National Honor Awards and the AIA Twenty-five Year Award for the John Hancock Tower in Boston.
His designs consistently reflect his alertness to place ane occasion as significant generators of built form. This is evident in his cultural, educational and also civic buildings such as the Portland Museum of Art in Maine, the Anderson School of Management at UCLA, and Palazzo Lombardia in Milan.
From 1980 to 1985, he was the chairman of the Department of Architecture at Harvard University. He has also received honorary degrees from Bowdoin College and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. Cobb was elected into the National Academy of Design as an Associate Academician, and become a full Academician in 1990. He also won the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat’s 2013 Lynn S. Beedle Award.
How Old is Henry N. Cobb? – Age
Cobb was 93 years old at the time of his death. He was born on April 8, 1926, in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Henry N. Cobb Family
No information is shared regarding Cobb’s family background. There are no details about her parents or siblings.
Henry N. Cobb Wife
Cobb was married to Joan Spaulding Cobb. He lived in New York City and North Haven, Maine.
Henry N. Cobb Notable works
- Place Ville Marie in Montreal (1962)
- Campus of the State University of New York Fredonia (1968)
- Harbor Towers, Boston (1971)
- John Hancock Tower, Boston (1976)
- Wilson Commons at the University of Rochester (1976)
- World Trade Center, Baltimore (1977)
- One Dallas Centre, Dallas (1979)
- Johnson and Johnson Plaza, New Brunswick, New Jersey (1983)
- ARCO Tower, Dallas (1983)
- Charles Shipman Payson Building, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine (1983)
- Pitney Bowes World Headquarters, Stamford, Connecticut (1985)
- Library Tower, Los Angeles (1989), now U.S. Bank Tower
- Credit Suisse First Boston headquarters at Canary Wharf, London (1992)
- UCLA Anderson School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles (1995)
- American Association for the Advancement of Science headquarters, Washington DC (1996)
- John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse and Harborpark, Boston (1998)
- College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati (1999)
- World Trade Center Barcelona, Barcelona (1999)
- National Constitution Center, Philadelphia (2003)
- Hyatt Center, Chicago (2005)
- Palazzo Lombardia, Milano (2005)
- International Monetary Fund Headquarters 2, Washington, D.C. (2005)
- Center for Government and International Studies at Harvard University (2005)
- 1 Memorial Drive, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (2008)
- Torre Espacio, Madrid, Spain (2008)
- 200 West Street, New York (2009)
- Palazzo Lombardia, Milan (2010)
- 7 Bryant Park, New York (2016)
- Four Seasons Hotel & Private Residences, One Dalton Street, Boston (2019
Henry N. Cobb Books
- 2018 – Henry N. Cobb: Words & Works 1948-2018: Scenes from a Life in Architecture
- 1986 – The Solitude of Buildings: Kenzo Tange Lecture, March 9, 1985, George Gund Hall
- 1986 – The Architecture of Frank Gehry
Henry N. Cobb Net Worth
Cobb has earned greatly from his architectural career. However, his net worth is not yet disclosed.