Pollock founded an executive chair design business in the 1960s. His chairs were known for their contemporary, elegant design featuring a waterfall front, thick upholstery and a signature aluminum rim.
Famous Chair Designer Dies in Queens House Fire
No other injuries were reported
Updated at 1:02 PM EDT on Tuesday, Aug 20, 2013
A renowned chair designer died in a fire at his two-story home in Queens early Tuesday, authorities said.
The fire department said the blaze broke out in the basement of Charles Pollock's house on 157th Street around 7 a.m. The 83-year-old Pollock was pronounced dead at the scene.
No other injuries were reported.