Raymond Hood

Raymond Hood

Raymond Hood. 1931. Photograph by Samuel H. Gottscho. The Library of Congress; Gottscho-Schleisner Collection

Rockefeller Center’s head architect, Raymond Hood, is best known for his four New York skyscrapers: the American Radiator building, the Daily News building, the McGraw-Hill building, and the RCA building at Rockefeller Center. He was one of the few New York architects featured in MoMA’s landmark exhibition Modern Architecture: International Exhibition.