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Philip Cortelyou Johnson

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Johnson, Philip Cortelyou (1906– ), U.S. architect and historian. Together with Henry-Russell Hitchcock, he wrote The International Style and became a major exponent of the new architecture. His glass house (1949) at New Canaan, Conn., won him international recognition. It is clearly influenced by Miës van der Rohe, with whom he designed the Seagram Building, New York City (1958). Johnson's later work includes the New York State Theater at Lincoln Center (1964) and the American Telephone and Telegraph Headquarters Building (1978), in New York City.

See also: Architecture.

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