Webb and Knapp

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Webb and Knapp was a real estate development firm, founded in 1922 by Robert C. Knapp and W. Seward Webb,[1] along with Eliot Cross, a noted architect, who along with his brother John Walter Cross, formed the architectural partnership of Cross & Cross. William Zeckendorf joined the Firm in 1938 [2] and acquired it in 1949. Under his control the Firm developed, amongst other projects, Roosevelt Airfield, which was the site of the start of the transatlantic flights of Charles Lindbergh's and Amelia Earhart.

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