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Michael Graves

Born: 9-Jul-1934
Birthplace: Indianapolis, IN
Died: 12-Mar-2015
Location of death: Princeton, NJ
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Protestant [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Architect, Designer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Postmodern architect, New York Five

[1] At various times, a Presbyterianism or an Episcopalianism.

Father: Thomas Browning Graves (livestock trader)
Mother: Erma Lowe (nurse)
Wife: Gail Devine (m. 1955, div.)
Wife: Lucy James (dancer, m. 1972, div. 1977)
Son: Adam
Son: Michael
Daughter: Sarah Graves Stelfox
Girlfriend: Minxia Lin (until his death)

    High School: Broad Ripple High School, Indianapolis, IN (1952)
    University: BA, University of Cincinnati (1958)
    University: PhD Architecture, Harvard University (1959)
    Conservatory: American Academy, Rome (postgraduate study, 1960-62)
    Professor: Architecture, Princeton University (1962-2002)

    Michael Graves & Associates (1964-2015)
    American Academy of Arts and Letters
    American Institute of Architects
    Sigma Chi Fraternity
    National Medal of Arts 1999
    Driehaus Architecture Prize 2012
    Paralyzed 2003 (spinal infection, paralyzed waist down)

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Selected edifices:
Newark Museum (1982)
Portland Building (1983)
Disney Company Headquarters (1986)

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