Look Up: Sticking It to the Greeks on Lexington Avenue

The architect, Harvey Wiley Corbett, was an instructor at the school, and 16 years after Hopkins founded the program, was selected to design the new building for the school. Corbett went on to establish a prolific practice as a modernist, becoming quite well known for his skyscrapers. But in 1907 he was still starting his new firm and was happy for the commission.

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