Architectural Historian Lee Gray Quoted in Wall Street Journal

Monday, September 19, 2016

Dr. Lee Gray, a professor of architectural history in the School of Architecture and Senior Associate Dean in the College of Arts + Architecture, was recently quoted in the Wall Street Journal. The article, "Dumbwaiters on the Rise in New Home and Renovations," looks at the resurgence of 19th-century-style dumbwaiters in contemporary high-rise apartment buildings and multi-level homes.

Gray is the author of From Ascending Rooms to Express Elevators: A History of the Passenger Elevator in the 19th Century. Since 2003 he has written monthly articles on the history of vertical transportation for Elevator World magazine.