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Charles Eames

Born June 17, 1907

 
 
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By Devry Jones, October 7, 2018
1. Charles Eames Marker
Inscription.  A revolutionary designer, Charles Eames was born in St. Louis and studied architecture at Washington University. He settled in Venice, California when he designed some of the most innovative furniture of the most Post-War Modern period with his wife Ray Kaiser. Exemplified by the Eames Chair with its molded seat and back, Eames' furniture combined simplicity and elegance, comfort and technology over six million of the chairs were made often with Ray. Eames also designed toys, buildings and fabrics, and made almost 50 educational films. Charles Eames was elected to the Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters in 1977.
 
Erected 1994 by St. Louis Walk of Fame.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the St. Louis Walk of Fame marker series.
 
Location. 38° 39.356′ N, 90° 18.343′ W. Marker is in University City, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker is on Delmar Boulevard east of Leland Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6606 Delmar Boulevard, Saint Louis MO 63130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
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of this marker. Agnes Moorehead (here, next to this marker); A.E. Hotchner (a few steps from this marker); Lou Brock (a few steps from this marker); Henry Townsend (a few steps from this marker); Dick Gregory (a few steps from this marker); Theodore Link (within shouting distance of this marker); Peter Raven (within shouting distance of this marker); Carl & Gerty Cori (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in University City.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia article about Charles and Ray Eames. (Submitted on October 12, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.)
2. Eames: The Architect & The Painter (YouTube, 3.5 min.). (Submitted on October 16, 2018.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 30, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 37 times since then and 14 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 12, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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