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William Muschenheim
The Michigan Alumnus 254

Before joining the University faculty 
as Professor of Architecture in 1950, 
William Muschenheim had practiced his 
profession in New York City, being a de
signer or associated with several firms.
 Some of his projects have included altera
tions in Hotel Astor; the Marine Trans
portation Building, New York World's
 Fair; and private residences and studios 
in and about New York. Another major
 project was his Slum Clearance Housing 
Proposal for District 15, Manhattan, and
 examples of his work have appeared in
 several national magazines. Mr. Muschen
heim is an alumnus of Williams College
 and M.I.T., and he received the Master
 of Architecture from Behrens Master
 School of Architecture at the Academy of 
Fine Arts, Vienna. He is a member of the
 American Institute of Architects and the
 Congres International des Architectes 
Modernes. His children are Carl A., '55
arch, and Anna E., '57des.