Victor Cusack is an American architect who worked in the offices of Charles Luckman, William Pereira, and Pereira and Luckman.
Collection comprises biographical material about Victor Cusack, including his unfinished memoir about being at Taliesin with
Frank Lloyd Wright, and photographs taken at Taliesin during his time there. Also included are reports, printed materials,
and drawings for assorted designs by William Pereira during the time that Victor Cusack was an architect in the firm. Projects
at Pereira for which Cusack had design responsibilities include the California Federal Savings and Loan Building in Los Angeles,
the Lockheed Corporation headquarters in Calabasas, the theme building and west terminal for the Los Angeles International
Airport, and several master plans and reports for other projects.
Victor A. Cusack was born in 1915. He attended Yale where he studied architecture and graduated in 1943. Cusack participated
in the Frank Lloyd Wright Taliesin fellowship in Wisconsin and Arizona. From 1951 to 1954 Victor Cusack worked for Pereira
and Luckman, Architects, Engineers and Planners as the senior designer working on projects such as the Union Oil Company Building,
the CLA headquarters on Sunset Boulevard, Farmers and Stockmen’s Band in Phoenix, Arizona, and the Los Angeles International
Airport. After Cusack left Pereira and Luckman, he went to work for the San Francisco firm Hertska & Knowles from 1957 to
1958. In 1959, Cusack rejoined Charles Luckman Associates as chief designer.
9.0 Linear feet
(6 boxes and 1 flat file drawer)
Partially processed collection, open for use by qualified researchers.