Edward Durell Stone (1902-1978), Architect

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Edward Durell Stone, ca. 1962.
New York, New York, 1929-1978


Edward Durell Stone was born on March 9, 1902 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He attended the University of Arkansas, Harvard, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He worked as an architect in New York, and is well known for designing the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., among other notable works. In 1963, he was the architect for the Stuhr Museum in Grand Island, Nebraska. He died in New York City on August 6, 1978.[1][2]

This page is a contribution to the publication, Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. See the format and contents page for more information on the compilation and page organization.

Nebraska Buildings & Projects

Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer (1963), U.S. 34 & 281 jct., Grand Island, Nebraska.[1:25][3:108]

References

1. Homer L. Puderbaugh, et al., New Architecture in Nebraska (American Society of Architects, Omaha, Nebraska: 1977), 25.

2. Bob Skolmen, "Edward Durell Stone" FindaGrave.com. Accessed August 30, 2018 via https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/21700641

3. Jeff Barnes, 150@150: Nebraska's Landmark Buildings at the State's Sesquicentennial (Architectural Foundation of Nebraska, 2017).

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Edward Durell Stone (1902-1978), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, August 30, 2018. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, May 26, 2020.


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