As per our current Database, Victor Gruen has been died on Feb 14, 1980 (age 76).
When Victor Gruen die, Victor Gruen was 76 years old.
|Popular As||Victor Gruen|
|Age||76 years old|
|Born||July 18, 1903 (Austria)|
Victor Gruen’s zodiac sign is Cancer. According to astrologers, the sign of Cancer belongs to the element of Water, just like Scorpio and Pisces. Guided by emotion and their heart, they could have a hard time blending into the world around them. Being ruled by the Moon, phases of the lunar cycle deepen their internal mysteries and create fleeting emotional patterns that are beyond their control. As children, they don't have enough coping and defensive mechanisms for the outer world, and have to be approached with care and understanding, for that is what they give in return.
Victor Gruen was born in the Year of the Rabbit. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rabbit enjoy being surrounded by family and friends. They’re popular, compassionate, sincere, and they like to avoid conflict and are sometimes seen as pushovers. Rabbits enjoy home and entertaining at home. Compatible with Goat or Pig.
Inventor of the modern shopping mall and designer of the first outdoor pedestrian mall in the U.S. He influenced the urban-revitalization projects of Fort Worth, Texas, Kalamazoo, Michigan, and Fresno, California, during the 1950s and 1960s.
He studied architecture at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts. He was employed by Peter Behrens during the 1930s. He relocated to the United States after Germany conquered Austria in 1938.
His firm designed over 50 shopping malls by the mid-1970s, including the 800,000 square-foot Southdale Mall in Edina, Minnesota, the nation's first enclosed shopping mall.
His family was residing in Vienna when he was born. He married four times.
He and Le Corbusier were contemporaries.