Harris Armstrong

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Harris Armstrong (1899 – 1973) was an American regional modernist architect, considered the dean of modernists active in St. Louis, Missouri.

After working in the office of Raymond Hood[where?] in the 1930s, Armstrong returned to St. Louis and designed many civic landmarks, including the 1935 Shanley Building, awarded a silver medal at the 1937 Paris Exposition of Art and Technology; the 1938 Grant Medical Clinic; the 1946 "Magic Chef" building in collaboration with Isamu Noguchi; and the distinctive 1962 Ethical Society building.

He was one of five finalists in the design competition for the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial. Armstrong retired in 1969.

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