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Delemos and Cordes

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  018 Siegel-Cooper Dry Goods Store 007 Fulton Building    

F.A.I.A. - An architect, died at his home in New York City, April 10, 1909. He was born in Germany, June 13, 1850, studied architecture at the Berlin Royal Academy of Buildings, and came to the United States in 1881. He became associated with the late Henry Fernbach in designing the Eden Muse and completed it after the death of Mr. Fernbach in 1883. The following year he formed a partnership with A. W. Cordes and, under the firm name of De Lemos & Cordes, built some of the largest department stores and office buildings in New York City, among them being the Siegel-Cooper, Macy and Adams department stores, the Speyer & Company, Kuhn, Loeb & Company and the New York County National Bank buildings, the Arion Club and the Grand Central Palace, as well as many country homes. He was elected an Associate of the American Institute of Architects in 1886 and a Fellow in 1889.