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Irwin G. Cantor received his Bachelor of Civil Engineering Degree from the College of the City of New York in 1951 where he became a member of Chi Epsilon, the Civil Engineering Honor Society.

He initially worked with an International firm in the design of bridges and airports, then with a prominent New York Consultant in the design of hi-rise apartment buildings. Mr. Cantor was the founding Principal of The Office of Irwin G Cantor, later to become the The Cantor Seinuk Group. The company specialized in the design of hi-grise apartment, office, hotel and institutional structures throughout the world, utilizing steel, concrete, and post-tensioned methods.

Among the more prominent, and award winning structures were The Helmsley Palace -the first building in New York to utilize high strength concrete; the Trump Tower; the “Lipstick Building”; and the Rockefeller Research Facility spanning…

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CTBUH Roles

CTBUH Fellow (2009)

Working Group: Structural Design of Steel Buildings, Co-Chair (1988 – 1991)

Working Group: Systems and Concepts, Co-Chair (1985 – 1995)

Annual Conference, Presenter (Chicago 1986)

CTBUH Initiatives

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CTBUH 8th Annual Awards

The CTBUH named the Linked Hybrid building as the 2009 Best Tall Building Overall at the 8th Annual Awards Dinner, held at Crown Hall in...