Eliel Saarinen (1873-1950)


Saarinen, Eliel

Variant Names

Saarinen, Gottlieb Eliel

Personal Information

Birth/Death:    b. 20 August 1873 – d. 01 July 1950
Occupation:    Finnish architect, American architect
Location:    Bloomfield Hills, MI

AIA Affiliation

Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 1930-decease
Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA) 1943
Recipient of the AIA Gold Medal 1947

Biographical Sources

Biographical Directories:
Entry in Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (New York: Macmillan, 1982)
Entry in Richard Guy Wilson, The AIA Gold Medal (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1984)

Related Records

Father of Eero Saarinen

Archival Holdings

The American Institute of Architects Archives
      Membership file includes membership application, Fellowship nomination, some correspondence with AIA. His Gold Medal file includes press release, text of certificate and speeches, photo.