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|Birth:||14th March, 1921|
Ada Louise Huxtable is an architecture critic and writer on architecture. In 1970 she was awarded the first ever Pulitzer Prize for Criticism for "distinguished criticism during 1969." Her father, Michael Landman, was co-author of the play A Man of Honor. Ada Louise Landman received an A. B. from Hunter College, CUNY in 1941. In 1942, she married industrial designer L. Garth Huxtable, and continued graduate study at New York University from 1942 to 1950. She served as Curatorial Assistant for Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art in New York from 1946 to 50. She was a contributing editor to Progressive Architecture and Art in America from 1950 to 1963 before being named the first architecture critic at The New York Times, a post she held from 1963 to 1982. He reproduces a cartoon in which construction workers, at the base of a building site with a foundation and a few girders lament that "Ada Louise Huxtable already doesn't like it!" She has written over ten books on architecture, including a 2004 biography of Frank Lloyd Wright for the Penguin Lives series.
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