Discipline: Architecture

Henry Cobb

Discipline: Architecture
Region: New York, NY
MacDowell fellowships: 2009
Henry N. Cobb worked on a memoir of his life in architecture. Among his many built works are the John Hancock Tower, Boston (1976); the Portland (Maine) Museum of Art (1983); the United States Courthouse, Boston (1998); and the National Constitution Center, Philadelphia (2003). Throughout his career he has coupled his professional activity with teaching; from 1980 to 1985 he chaired the Department of Architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.



Henry Cobb worked in the Schelling studio.

Marian Nevins MacDowell funded construction of this studio the year that the organization was established and the first artists arrived for residency. It was called Bark Studio until 1933, when it was renamed in honor of Ernest Schelling, a composer, pianist, and orchestral leader who served as president of what was then called the Edward MacDowell…

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