18 May 1883: Birthday of Walter Gropius, German-American architect, designed the John F. Kennedy Federal Building (d. 1969) (Source)

Walter Gropius ca. 1919 (Source)

Walter Adolph Georg Gropius (18 May 1883 – 5 July 1969) was a German architect and founder of the Bauhaus School,[1] who, along with Alvar Aalto, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright, is widely regarded as one of the pioneering masters of modernist architecture. He is a founder of Bauhaus in Weimar (1919).[2] Gropius was also a leading architect of the International Style. (Source)

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