Clarence S. Stein (1883-1975)


Stein, Clarence S.

Personal Information

Birth/Death:     b. 06/19/1882 - d. 02/06/1975
Occupation:     American architect
Location:     New York, NY

AIA Affiliation

Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 1920-decease
Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA) 1934
Recipient of the AIA Gold Medal 1956

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 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

Partner of Robert D. Kohn
Partner of Charles Butler
Partner of Frank E. Vitolo

Archival Holdings

The American Institute of Architects Archives
Membership file includes application and membership correspondence, Fellowship nomination, outline of AIA activities. Gold Medal file includes correspondence re his nomination, resume, citation, and transcript of award speech.
A letter dated November 22, 1935 from Clarence Stein (listing Kohn, Butler, and Vitolo as Associates on the letterhead) is part of the membership file of Albert Lueders, who was an employee of Stein's firm.

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Stein, Clarence Collection Number: 3600
Contains job files relating to Clarence Stein's work as an architect and city planner, along with writings, including material pertaining to his book, Toward New Towns for America. Also contains personal and professional correspondence; correspondence and photographs pertaining to travels in China and the Far East; photographs of Stein, friends, and family; and medals, certificates, and pins.
For more information, http://rmc.library.cornell.edu