Hood & Howells

Raymond M. Hood & John Mead Howells

Raymond M. Hood ( 1881 – 1934) and John Mead Howells (1868 – 1959) founded Hood and Howells in about 1913. They designed buildings like the Beekman Tower and the Daily News Building in New York City as well as the Tribune Tower in Chicago.

Important Buildings:

  • Tribune Tower, Chicago, Illinois
  • American Radiator Building (American Standard Building), New York
  • New York Daily News Building, New York
  • Rockefeller Center, New York,  where Hood was a senior architect on a large design team.
  • McGraw-Hill Building, New York
  • The Masonic Temple (Now the Scranton Cultural Center), Scranton, Pennsylvania