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Raymond Mathewson Hood

Hood, Raymond Mathewson, 1881–1934, American architect, b. Pawtucket, R.I. He studied at Brown Univ., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris. In 1922 he was the winner, with John Mead Howells, of the international competition for the design of the Tribune Tower, Chicago (completed 1925). He practiced from 1927 to 1931 in the firm of Hood, Godley, and Fouilhoux. In New York City, Hood was architect for the American Radiator Building and for the Daily News Building (with J. M. Howells). His firm was one of the three associated in the Radio City development in New York.

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