Eliel Saarinen facts for kids
|Gottlieb Eliel Saarinen|
|Name||Gottlieb Eliel Saarinen|
|Birth date||August 20, 1873|
|Birth place||Rantasalmi, Grand Duchy of Finland, Russian Empire|
|Date of death||July 1, 1950(aged 76)|
|Place of death||Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, U.S.|
|Buildings||Helsinki Central railway station
National Museum of Finland
|Projects||Finnish pavilion at the World Fair of 1900|
|Design||Finnish markka banknotes introduced in 1922|
|Awards||AIA Gold Medal|
Gottlieb Eliel Saarinen (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈeliel ˈsɑːrinen]; August 20, 1873 – July 1, 1950) was a Finnish-American architect known for his work with art nouveau buildings in the early years of the 20th century.
|Finnish Pavilion at the Exposition Universelle Designed with Herman Gesellius and Armas Lindgren||Paris||1900|
|National Museum of Finland||Helsinki||1904|
|Helsinki Central railway station||Helsinki||1909|
|Lahti Town Hall||Lahti||1911|
|Vyborg railway station||Vyborg||1913|
|Joensuu Town Hall||Joensuu||1914|
|Saint Paul's Church||Tartu||1917|
|Munkkiniemi Pension house||Helsinki||1920|
|Koussevitzky Music Shed||Lenox||1938|
|Kleinhans Music Hall||Buffalo||1940|
|Crow Island School||Winnetka||1940–41|
|First Christian Church||Columbus, IN||1942|
|Cranbrook Educational Community||Bloomfield Hills||1940's|
|Des Moines Art Center||Des Moines||1948|
|Christ Church Lutheran||Minneapolis||1949|
- A&E with Richard Guy Wilson, Ph.D.,(2000). America's Castles: Newspaper Moguls, Pittock Mansion, Cranbrook House & Gardens, The American Swedish Institute. A&E Television Network.
Images for kids
Saarinen designed entire city districts of Helsinki, but they were never built due to cost. This picture shows his plan for the Haaga district.
Eliel Saarinen Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.