Morris Henry Sugarman

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Morris Henry Sugarman
BornDecember 15, 1889
DiedOctober 12, 1946
Alma materColumbia University
ChildrenJoan "Tiger" Morse
RelativesWilliam A. Moses (son-in-law)

Morris Henry Sugarman (December 15, 1889 – October 12, 1946) was an American architect.


Morris Henry Sugarman was born on December 15, 1889 in Odessa.[1] He studied at the National Academy of Design, at Columbia University, and abroad, in England and in France. He organized the architectural firm Sugarman & Berger in 1926. Together they designed the New Yorker Hotel, the Mayfair Hotel in Philadelphia and the Long Beach Hospital on Long Island, as well as buildings in Europe and Central America.

Sugarman died on October 12, 1946.[1] His daughter was the fashion designer Joan "Tiger" Morse (who married and was divorced from real estate developer William A. Moses).[2][3]


  1. ^ a b "M. H. Sugarman, 58, Architect, is Dead" (PDF). New York Times. October 13, 1946.
  2. ^ Rosenberg, Alan. "Joan "Tiger" Morse (1932-1972) has been described as "La Passionaria of the dropout subculture," and it is true that she is mainly known today for dropping out". Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  3. ^ "Joan (Tiger) Morse Is Dead; Avant‐Garde Fashion Designer". The New York Times. April 25, 1972.