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Born: 12/9/1930

Born in Mt. Kisco, NY.

Education: B.Arch, Pennsylvania State University, 1953. Won AIA Student Medal, 1953; Certificate, Urban Design Seminar, Continuing Education Program jointly sponsored by the Philadelphia Chapter, AIA, and the University of Pennsylvania, 1969.

Experience: Draftsman, E. Nelson Edwards, summer 1948; draftsman, John Lane Evans, 1949, 1950, 1952; H2L2, 1950; draftsman, designer, coordinating architect, associate, Vincent G. Kling, 1953-1968; Own firm, beginning in 1968; Principal, Simoncelli/Vernon & Associates, 1976-?; Manager, architectural design, Ballinger Company, 1974-75; John Ciccone, ca. 1995;

Joined national AIA, 1965; Member of Philadelphia Chapter. Member & Chairman, Centennial Yearbook Committee, 1969. Director, Philadelphia Architects Charitable Trust, 1980. Becomes Fellow AIA, 1976. Organizer, Women in the Design of the Environment.

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Drexel Institute of Technology, 1956-.

Written by Rima M. Girnius, and Sandra L. Tatman.

Clubs and Membership Organizations

  • Philadelphia Art Alliance
  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • Philadelphia Chapter, AIA
  • Association of Collegiate Schools of Archtiecture

School Affiliations

  • Drexel Institute
  • Pennsylvania State University


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