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Ralph Rapson

Ralph Rapson (born 1914) is a modernist architect born in Alma, Michigan. He was educated at the University of Michigan and Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan under Eliel Saarinen. Rapson led the New Bauhaus School in Chicago, and practiced in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Stockholm, and Paris before becoming head of the architecture school at the University of Minnesota in 1954.

His building projects include

He also designed furniture and accessories, and had his own furniture line in the 1950s.