Male, US, born 05/16/1923, died 05/21/1999

Associated with the firms network

Fickett, Edward H., FAIA, Architect; Kaufmann, Gordon B., Architect; Laurie, Marion Interior Designer; Spaulding, Sumner Architect; Stepanian, Stephen


Professional History

Junior Draftsman, Sumner Spaulding, Architect, FAIA, Los Angeles, CA, 1935-1936; Draftsman, Gordon Kaufman, Architect, FAIA, Los Angeles, CA, 1938; Draftsman, Sumner Spaulding, Architect, Los Angeles, CA, FAIA, 1939-1940; Designer and Draftsman, Stephen Stepanian, Architect, 1941; served as Lieutenant (SG), United States Navy, Engineering Corps, 1942-1946; Pricnipal, Edward H. Fickett, Architect, Los Angeles, CA, c. 1947-1999;

Lecturer, University of Southern California, 1957-1958; Lecturer, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1959; Lecturer, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 1960; taught at the School of Architecture at UCLA, late 1970s;

Edward H. Fickett joined the American Institute of Architects (AIA) in 1947. Committee Member, AIA, Committee for the Home Building Industry, 1956-1957; Chairman, AIA, Committee for the Home Building Industry, 1958-1961; Secretary, AIA, Southern California Chapter, 1957; Vice-President, AIA, Southern California Chapter, 1961; Director, AIA, Southern California Chapter, 1958-1960; Secretary, AIA, California Council, 1958; Registered Architect in the State of CA; NCARB Certified;

Design Award from Progressive Architecture Magazine, Araco Incorporated Housing Development, Northridge, CA, 1954; Award of Merit, National Association of Home Builders, Sherman Park Housing Development, 1954 and 1956; Award of Merit, National Association of Home Builders, Apartment Project for developer George Alexander,1955; First Honor Award, National American Institute of Architects, housing development, Buena Park, CA, 1956; Award of Merit, National American Institute of Architects, speculative housing tract, Encino, CA, 1956; Award of Merit in Residential Design, House and Home Magazine, speculative housing, Encino, CA, 1956; Award of Merit in Residential Design, House and Home Magazine, housing development, Palos Verdes, CA, 1957; Award of Merit, National American Institute of Architects, housing development Covina, CA, 1957; Award of Merit, National Association of Home Builders, Housing Development, Palos Verdes, CA, 1958; Award of Merit, National Association of Home Builders, Housing Development, La Mesa, CA, 1960; Regional Merit Award, Parents' Magazine, housing development, LA Mesa, Ca 1960; Regional Merit Award, Parents' Magazine, David M. Stenzil House, La Mesa, CA, 1960; Citation for Architectural Design, American Home Magazine, housing development, Grossmont Hills, San Diego, CA, 1960; Honorary Member of the Architecture Guild, 1960; Honorary Member of the American Arbitration Associaiton, 1960; Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA), 1969; awarded a Los Angeles Conservancy Preservation Award for his renovation of Los Angeles Fire Department Station #30, built originally in 1913;

Education

Coursework, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 1935-1937; attended the University of Southern California Extension Night School, 1938-1940; attended Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA, 1939-1941;

Personal

His father, George Hale Fickett, was a third generation Los Angeleno and a contractor and developer.

Edward H. Fickett married Lucile Millicent Moore, 05/1944, at the Pueblo Oratorio, Chapman Park Hotel, Los Angeles, CA; he and Moore lived in Beverly Hills, CA, in 1944; Fickett met Joycie Helen Steinberg Fickett in 1977, and married her in 1980 at the Ambassador Hotel.

The American Architects Directory, (New York: R. R. Bowker Company, 1970) indicated a birthdate of 05/19/1916 for Fickett. Fickett died of food poisoning in 1999, reportedly in a house of his own design;



Associated Locations

  • Los Angeles, CA (Architect's Birth)
    Los Angeles, CA

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PCAD id: 1091


NameDateCityState
2100 Roscomare Road House, Bel-Air, Los Angeles, CA1952Los AngelesCA
Alexander, George, House, Palm Springs, CA1952Palm SpringsCA
American Presidential Lines, Cargo Passenger Terminal, Los Angeles, CA1961Los AngelesCA
Araco Housing Development, Northridge, Los Angeles, CA1953Los AngelesCA
Bistro Gardens Restaurant, Beverly Hills, CABeverly HillsCA
City of Los Angeles, Fire Department (LAFD), Engine Company #30, Station #1, Los Angeles, CA1913
Corbin Palms Tract Housing
Coronet Construction Sub-Division, North Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA1950North Hollywood, Los AngelesCA
Dorfman, Melvin, House, Beverly Hills, CA1978Beverly HillsCA
Fickett, Edward H., House #1, Beverly Hills, CA1956-1957Beverly HillsCA
Fickett, Edward H., House #2, Los Angeles, CALos AngelesCA
Keating, Richard H., House, San Marino, CA1962San MarinoCA
La Costa Country Club and Spa, Carlsbad, CA1965CarlsbadCA
La Jolla Fashion Center, La Jolla, CA1960La JollaCA
Marine Officer's House, West Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA1946
Meadowlark Park Housing Tract, Reseda, Los Angeles, CA1951-1952Los AngelesCA
Palm Park Housing Tract, Whittier, CA1950-1951WhittierCA
Port of Los Angeles, Passenger and Cargo Terminals, San Pedro, Los Angeles, CASan Pedro, Los AngelesCA
Saint Louis Rams Practice Facility, Saint Louis, MO1997Saint LouisMO
Sands Hotel #1, Las Vegas, NVLas VegasNV
Sherman Oaks Highlands Tract Housing, Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, CASherman OaksCA
Sherman Park Tract Houses, Reseda, CAResedaCA
Sunset Capri Apartments, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA1954Hollywood, Los AngelesCA
United States Air Force (USAF), Edwards Air Force Base, Military Housing, CA1960EdwardsCA
United States Navy (USN), Naval Air Station, Master Plan, Los Alamitos, CA,1968Los Alamitos,CA
United States Navy (USN), Naval Air Station, Residential Development Units, Los Alamitos, CA1968Los AlamitosCA