Joseph Sunlight

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Birthday
2, 1889
Birthplace
Belarus
Death Date
Apr 15, 1978 (89)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
2, 1889
Birthplace
Belarus
Death Date
Apr 15, 1978 (89)

About

Belarusian-English architect who designed over 1,000 homes and was remembered for the Sunlight House in Manchester.

Before Fame

He was apprentice to an architect in Manchester in 1904 and opened his own practice in 1907 in St. Ann's Square.

Trivia

He was unusual among prominent architects in that he only designed one religious building--the South Manchester Synagogue.

Family Life

He married Edith Forshaw in 1940 and had one child.

Associated With

He and Austrian architect Victor Gruen were contemporaries.