Male, Austria/US, born 09/10/1887 , died 08/22/1953

Associated with the firms network

Architectural Group for Industry and Commerce; Schindler, Rudolph M., Architect; Taliesin Fellowship


Professional History

Designer, Ottenheimer, Stern, and Reichert, Architects, Chicago, IL, 1914-1918; Draftsman, Frank Lloyd Wright, Taliesin Fellowship, Spring Green, WI, 02/1918-1919; Office Superintendant, Frank Lloyd Wright, Chicago, IL, 1919; traveled back to Los Angeles to supervise Frank Lloyd Wright's Aline Barnsdall House in 1920; Principal, Rudolph M. Schindler, Architect, Los Angeles, CA, 1921-1926, c.1928-1953; (in 1921-1923, Schindler worked on a few projects with the Engineer, Clyde B. Chace); Partner, The Architectural Group for Industry and Commerce, (formed with Richard Neutra), Los Angeles, CA, 1926-1927;

Archival documents on Rudolph M. Schindler housed at the Architecture and Design Collection of the University Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB);

Education

Imperial Technical Institute, Vienna, Austria, 1906-1911; graduated in architecture and engineering from the Academy of Arts, Vienna, Austria, 1913;

Personal

Immigrated to the United States from Austria in March 1914; worked in Chicago upon arrival for Ottenheimer, Stern, and Reichert, Architects, from 1914-1918; worked for Frank Lloyd Wright in Spring Green, WI, from February 1918-1919; traveled from Chicago to Los Angeles, CA, stopping in Denver, CO, Salt Lake City, UT, Taos, NM, and the Grand Canyon, AZ, in 1915; experienced temporary dissatisfaction with Los Angeles and considered traveling to Japan to work for Wright or returning to Europe in mid-1921; became deeply affected by the beauty of Yosemite National Park, 1921, and gradually adjusted to life in Los Angeles after he settled there for good in 1920;

His mother's maiden name was Hertel;

Rudolph M. Schindler married Pauline Gibling Schindler (b. Illinois-d. West Hollywood, CA, 05/04/1977);

The Schindlers had a son, Mark, born, 7/20/1922;

According to some sources, Schindler completed approximately 330 buildings in a career spanning 1915-1953 in Chicago, IL, and Los Angeles, CA; architectural historican, Kathryn Smith, however, put the number of projects at 150 (Schindler House, [NY: Harry N. Abrams, 2001], p. 29);



Associated Locations

  • Los Angeles, CA (Architect's Death)
    Los Angeles, CA

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NameDateCityState
Barnsdall, Aline, House, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA1917-1920Los AngelesCA
Bennati, Mrs. A. Gisela, House Lake Arrowhead, CA1934-1937Lake ArrowheadCA
Bethlehem Baptist Church, Los Angeles, CA1944Los AngelesCA
Braxton, Henry, Art Gallery, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CALos AngelesCA
Breacher, S., Apartment House, Los Angeles, CA1925Los AngelesCA
Bubeshko, Anastasia, Apartments, Silver Lake, Los Angeles, CA1938-1939Los AngelesCA
Buck, Mr. and Mrs. J.J., House, Silver Lake, Los AngelesLos AngelesCA
Buena Vista Shore Club Clubhouse, Chicago, IlChicagoIL
City of Los Angeles, Department of Recreation and Parks, Barnsdall, Aline, Park, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA1927Los AngelesCA
Daugherty, M.T., House, Encino, Los Angeles, CA1945-1946Los AngelesCA
Droste, Gerard J., House, Los Angeles, CA1940Los AngelesCA
Druckman, J., House, Los Angeles, CA1940-1942Los AngelesCA
Elliot, Robert F., House, Los AngelesLos AngelesCA
Erlik, Robert, House, Hollywood, Los AngelesLos AngelesCA
Falk, S.T., Apartment Building, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CALos AngelesCA
Fitzpatrick House, Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, CA1936Los AngelesCA
Floren, O.S., Duplex House, Los Angeles, CA1922Los AngelesCA
Gold, J.G., House, North Hollywood, Los AngelesLos AngelesCA
Goodwin, Samuel, House, Studio City, Los Angeles, CA1940-1941Los AngelesCA
Grokowsky, D., House, South Pasadena, CASouth PasadenaCA
Haines, Mr. and Mrs., House, Dana Point, CA1934-1935Dana PointCA
Harris, Mrs. George, House, Los Angeles, CALos AngelesCA
Herbold, Gene, House Project, Los AngelesLos AngelesCA
Hiler, Hilaire, Studio House, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA1941Los AngelesCA
How, James Eads, House, Silver Lake, Los Angeles, CA1925-1925Silver Lake, Los AngelesCA
Janson, Ellen, House, Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, CA1948-1949Los AngelesCA
Jardinette Apartments, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA1927Hollywood, Los AngelesCA
Kallis, Maurice, House, Studio City, Los AngelesLos AngelesCA
Kaun, Alexander, House, Point Richmond, Richmond, CA1934-1935RichmondCA
Laurelwood Apartment Building, Studio City, Los Angeles, CA1946-1949Studio CityCA
League of Nations, Headquarters Project, Geneva, Switzerland1926
Leah-Ruth Retail Store, Long Beach, CA1926Long BeachCA
Lechner House Plywood FurnitureLos AngelesCA
Lechner, Richard, House, Studio City, Los Angeles, CA1946-1948Los AngelesCA
Levin, Hyman, House, Los Angeles, CA1924-1925Los AngelesCA
Lindy's Restaurant, Los Angeles, CALos AngelesCA
Lingenbrink Shops, Studio City, Los Angeles, CA1939-1942Los AngelesCA
Lovell, Phillip and Leah, Beach House, Newport Beach, CANewport BeachCA
Lowes, C.P., House, Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, CA1923Los AngelesCA
Mackey Apartment Building, Los Angeles, CA1939Los AngelesCA
Manola Court Apartments, Silver Lake, Los Angeles, CA1926-1928Los AngelesCA
McAlmon, Victoria, House, Silver Lake, Los Angeles, CALos AngelesCA
Medical Arts Building, Studio City, Los Angeles, CA1945Los AngelesCA
Modern Creators Store Building, West Hollywood, CA1936-1937West HollywoodCA
Modern Creators Store, Hollywood, Los AngelesLos AngelesCA
Monolith Home Project, Racine, WIRacineWI
Oliver, W.E., House, Los Angeles, CA1933Los AngelesCA
Ott, Peter Paul, House Project, Beverly Hills, CA1948Beverly HillsCA
Packard, John Cooper, House, South Pasadena, CASouth PasadenaCA
Park, Carlton, House, Fallbrook, CA1925FallbrookCA
Popenoe, Paul and Betty, House, Coachella, CACoachellaCA
Presburger, F.elix, House, Studio City, Los Angeles, CA1945-1947Los AngelesCA
Pueblo Ribera Courts, La Jolla, CA1923La JollaCA
Reis House, Los Angeles, CA1950Los AngelesCA
Rodakiewicz, Henwar, House, Los AngelesLos AngelesCA
Roth, Roxy, House, Studio City, Los Angeles, CA1945Los AngelesCA
Rubenstein, Helena, Beauty Salon, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CALos AngelesCA
Sachs Apartments, Silver Lake, Los Angeles, CA1926
Sardi's Restaurant #1, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA1932-1933Los AngelesCA
Scheyer, Galka, House, Los Angeles, CA1933Los AngelesCA
Schindler, Rudolph M.- Chace, Clyde, House, West Hollywood, CA1921-1923West HollywoodCA
Skolnik, Samuel, House, Los AngelesLos AngelesCA
Sorg, Mrs. K., House, San Gabriel, CASan GabrielCA
Southall, Mildred, House, Los AngelesLos AngelesCA
Sunset Medical Building, Los Angeles, CA1936-1939Los AngelesCA
Tischler, Adolphe, House, Westwood, Los AngelesWestwood, Los AngelesCA
Toole, Miss Marian, House, Palm Village, Indian Wells, CAIndian WellsCA
Translucent House Project, Palos Verdes EstatesPalos Verdes EstatesCA
Tucker, W.E., House, Los Angeles, CA1949-1950Los AngelesCA
Van Dekker, Albert, House, Canoga Park, Los Angeles, CA1939-1940Los AngelesCA
Van Patten, Elizabeth, House, Silver Lake, Los Angeles, CALos AngelesCA
Von Koerber, H.N., House, Hollywood, Los AngelesLos AngelesCA
Walker, Ralph C., House, Silver Lake, Los Angeles, CA1935-1936Los AngelesCA
Westby, Selmer N., House, Silver Lake, Los AngelesLos AngelesCA
Wilson, Guy, House, Silver Lake, Los Angeles, CA1935-1939Los AngelesCA
Wolfe, Charles H., House, Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, CA1928-1931AvalonCA
Wolff House, Studio City, CA1938Studio City, Los AngelesCA
Wong, Anna May, Apartment Building Project, Santa Monica, CA1953Santa MonicaCA
Yates, Peter and Mullen, Frances, House, Silver Lake, Los Angeles, CA
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