Posts Tagged ‘Kevin Roche’

Those We Lost: Kevin Roche

Kevin Roche, the prominent Dublin-born, American architect who brought his modernist style to many significant buildings, passed away on Friday, March 1, at his home in Guilford, Connecticut, at the age of 96. Though he was a soft-spoken man, his work spoke for itself, broadcasting to the whole city his confidence and talent. His bold,Read more..

Those We Lost

Recent passings in the Irish and Irish American communities. ℘℘℘ Eileen Battersby (1958 – 2018) Former literary critic and correspondent for the Irish Times Eileen Battersby died in late December 2018 in a car accident in County Meath, aged 60. Known for her incisive reviews of a wide range of literature and her enthusiasm forRead more..

The First Word: Arch of Triumph

“[The Arch] is a soaring curve in the sky that links the rich heritage of yesterday with the richer future of tomorrow.” – Vice President Hubert Humphrey at the opening of the Gateway Arch in St. Louis. The day was hot and humid and late in the afternoon the skies darkened and you could notRead more..

2012 Hall of Fame Highlight Reel

The 2012 Irish America Hall of Fame induction ceremony was held on March 14, 2012 at the New York Yacht Club in Manhattan. Among the inductees were Loretta Brennan Glucksman, Commissioner Ray Kelly, John Lahey, Tom Moran and Kevin Roche. Maureen Dowd of the New York Times also presented the Irish Spirit Award to ArthurRead more..

Kevin Roche’s Induction into the Irish America Hall of Fame

At the 2012 Irish America Hall of Fame Induction ceremony, presented by Irish America magazine, architect Kevin Roche was inducted into the Irish America Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony was held on March 14, 2012 at the New York Yacht Club in Manhattan.

2012 Irish America Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Highlights

The 2012 Irish America Hall of Fame induction ceremony was held on March 14, 2012 at the New York Yacht Club in Manhattan. Among the inductees were Loretta Brennan Glucksman, Commissioner Ray Kelly, John Lahey, Tom Moran and Kevin Roche. Maureen Dowd of the New York Times also presented the Irish Spirit Award to ArthurRead more..

Kevin Roche

Kevin Roche has established himself as one of the finest modern architects of his generation. He has shaped the American landscape with his stunningly innovative buildings – corporate, educational and residential – in areas both urban and suburban.  The visionary behind projects including the Ford Foundation building in New York, the skyscrapers of the U.N.Read more..

Kevin Roche:
America’s Irish Architect

Visionary architect Kevin Roche is inducted into the Irish America Hall of Fame The November 1989 issue of Irish America featured an interview with Kevin Roche, the Irish-born architect famous for shaping the American landscape with his stunningly innovative buildings – corporate, educational and residential – in areas both urban and suburban. It was sevenRead more..