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Born: 8/30/1917, Died: 7/2004

Born in Chicago.

Education: B. Arch, University of Pennsylvania, 1940; M. Arch, UPenn, 1941; Masters in City Planning, Harvard University, 1950; Ph.D in Regional Planning, Harvard University, 1953.

Experience: Draftsman, Harry Sternfeld, 1946; Designer, Russell G. De Lappe, 1946-1947; Senior Draftsman, Paul R. Williams, 1947-1948; Director of Planning and Development, Redevelopment Authority of the City of Philadelphia, 1953-1957; Director, Planning Council, Baltimore, MD, 1957-1961; Partner in firm with Roy M. Schoenbrod; Professor of City Planning, University of Pennsylvania, 1962-; Wallace-McHarg Associates, 1963-1964; Wallace McHarg Roberts & Todd, 1964-1979.

Transfer from Chicago Chapter to Philadelphia, 1953; Transfer from Philadelphia to Baltimore Chapter, 1957.

Other Educational Activities: Assistant Professor, University of Chicago, 1953; Visiting Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania, 1955.

U.S. Army Engineers, 1941-1945.

Written by Sandra L. Tatman, and Emily T. Cooperman.

Clubs and Membership Organizations

  • Pennsylvania Society of Architects
  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • Philadelphia Chapter, AIA
  • Baltimore Chapter (AIA)
  • Chicago Chapter (AIA)
  • American Planning Association

School Affiliations

  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Harvard University
  • University of Chicago

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