biographical name Morris 1902-2001 American (Russian-born) architect

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  • LAPIDUS, MORRIS — (1902–2001), flamboyant Odessa born architect who brought the ideas of Hollywood luxury to hotel design in Miami Beach during the 1950s and 1960s. In his lifetime he built 1,200 buildings and 250 hotels. His style was an adaptation of form… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • Lapidus, Morris — born Nov. 25, 1902, Odessa, Russia died Jan. 18, 2001, Miami Beach, Fla., U.S. Ukrainian born U.S. architect. He came to the U.S. as a child and grew up in New York City. After earning an architectural degree, he worked in New York architectural… …   Universalium

  • Lapidus, Ted — ▪ 2009 Edmond Lapidus        French fashion designer born June 23, 1929, Paris, France died Dec. 29, 2008, Cannes, France revolutionized the Paris fashion world in the 1960s with the introduction of high style blue jeans, ready to wear unisex… …   Universalium

  • Lapidus operation — Lap·i·dus operation (lapґĭ dəs) [Paul W. Lapidus, American orthopedic surgeon, 1893–1981] see under operation …   Medical dictionary

  • Lapidus, Morris — (25 nov. 1902, Odessa, Rusia–18 de ene. 2001, Miami Beach, Fla., EE.UU.). Arquitecto estadounidense, nacido en Ucrania. Llegó a EE.UU. siendo niño y creció en la ciudad de Nueva York. Después de obtener el título profesional de arquitecto, entre… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Lapidus operation — a procedure for correction of hallux valgus, involving wedge resection and fusion of the innermost cuneometatarsal joint and establishment of a bridge between the bases of the first and second metatarsals …   Medical dictionary

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