Art: Cheops' Architect

(See Cover) The world has forgotten the name of Cheops' architect, but his pyramid still stands. Few outside his own profession have ever heard of Wallace K. Harrison, one of the pyramid builders of today.

But in the past 30 years, Architect Harrison has directed the construction of $700 million worth of modern wonders. Last week Wallace Harrison was putting the finishing touches to his latest group of landmarks: the new U.N. buildings, on which, as boss architect. Harrison has spent five years and $67.5 million.

In place of the Eastside tenements and slaughterhouses stands the shimmering glass and marble slab of...

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