Arnold A. Arbeit (1911-1974)


Arbeit, Arnold A.

Personal Information

Birth/Death:    b. 10/1/1911 - d. 1/8/1974
Occupation:    American architect
Location:    Scarsdale, NY

AIA Affiliation

Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 1947-decease

Biographical Sources

American Architects Directories:
Biographical listing in 1956 American Architects Directory
Biographical listing in 1962 American Architects Directory
Biographical listing in 1970 American Architects Directory
Biographical note
Contributed by the Arbeit family in 2010:
Arnold Arbeit was Professor of Architecture at Cooper Union from 1947 to 1965, and the University Architect for CUNY. As an architect, he was a designer of residences and commercial buildings. He was a Trustee of the National Institute for Architectural Education and its President from 1970-1974. He was the recipient of the Morse medal design from NYU, and also of the Armstrong medal.

Related Records

Arnold A. Arbeit (firm)

Archival Holdings

The American Institute of Architects Archives
      Membership file contains membership application and unsuccessful Fellowship nomination. See also the Architects' Roster Questionnaire under the related record for his firm.