Alden B. Dow is one of the famous Architect, who was born on the memorable day of April 10 in the year 1904. Hailing from the vibrant city of Michigan, Alden B. Dow is a proud citizen of United States.
Prolific architect who designed more than 100 churches, residences, and commercial buildings. He designed the Midland Center for the Arts and the Grace A. Dow Library in his Michigan hometown.Over the years, not only have skills been honed, but a significant impact has also been made in the professional field. Whether it's through work, public appearances, or contributions to the community, Alden B. Dow continues to be an inspiration for many.
|Popular As:||Alden B. Dow|
|Death Day:||August 20|
|Place of Death:||Midland, MI|
|Place of Burial:||Midland City Cemetery|
|Father:||Herbert Henry Dow|
|Education:||University of Michigan; Midland High School; Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation; Columbia University|
He studied engineering with the expectation he’d join the family business, but then turned to architecture instead after three years, transferring to Columbia University. He graduated in 1931.
He designed a company town for 5,000 Dow Chemical employees just west of Freeport, Texas, which was notable for its lack of straight streets.
His father, Herbert Henry Dow, started his eponymous chemical company, Dow Chemical Company. He and Vada Bennett, daughter of Dow Chemical employee Earl Bennett, were married in 1931. They had th He was an apprentice to the famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright.