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Male, US, born 1912-07-15, died 1992-07-20

Associated with the firm network

Anshen and Allen, Architects


Professional History

Résumé

Designer, Masten and Hurd, Architects, San Francisco, CA, 1937-1942.

Designer, Blanchard and Maher, Architects, San Francisco, CA, 1942.

Lieutenant Commander, United States Navy, 1942-1946.

Partner, Anshen and Allen, Architects, San Francisco, CA, 1940- .

Professional Activities

Allen became a Certified Architect in the State of California, May 1946.

Member, Civic Art Commission, San Francisco, CA, 1952-1956.

Chairman, Civic Design Commission, San Francisco, CA, 1954-1956.

Member, American Institute of Architects Public Relations Committee, 1954-1959.

Chairman, American Institute of Architects Public Relations Committee, 1957-1959.

President, Northern California Chapter, American Institute of Architects (AIA), 1956.

Advisor, Architect Selection Committee, California State Colleges, 1961.

Vice-President, California Council of the American Institute of Architects, 1961.

Allen was a Registered Architect in AZ, CA, NV, TX, and VA in 1962. NCARB certified, c. 1962.

Professional Awards

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) named the Beach House at Yankee Point, Carmel, CA, an Honor Award recipient in 1955 for Single Family Residences.

Fellow, American Institute of Architects, (FAIA), 1959.

Education

College

B.Arch., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1935.

M.Arch., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1936.

College Awards

Tau Sigma Delta Honorary Society, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1934.

Chandler Graduate Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1935.

Sigma Xi Honorary Society, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1935.

Woodman Traveling Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1936.

Personal

Relocation

Born in Neptune Township, NJ, Allen died in Marin County, CA, at the age of 80.

Parents

Allen's mother's maiden name was Pape.

Biographical Notes

SSN: 556-10-6378.


PCAD id: 527


NameDateCityState
1000 Vallejo Street Apartment House, San Francisco, CA1957
American President Lines, Limited, Passenger Accommodations, San Francisco, CA1956-1959San FranciscoCA
Bank of California, Office Building #3, Financial District, San Francisco, CA1969San FranciscoCA
Beach House at Yankee Point, Carmel, CA1953CarmelCA
Boyer House, Sacramento, CA1951SacramentoCA
Chapel of the Holy Cross, Sedona, AZSedonaAZ
De Jesus, Joseph, House, Santa Clara, CA1952Santa ClaraCA
Eichler Homes, Incorporated, 3801 East Fairhaven Avenue House, Orange, CAOrangeCA
Eichler Homes, Incorporated, Terra Linda Housing Tract, San Rafael, CA1955-1956San RafaelCA
Fairhaven Tract, Orange, CAOrangeCA
Food Machinery and Chemical Corporation (FMC), Research and Engineering Center, Santa Clara, CA1961
International Building, San Francisco, CASan FranciscoCA
Moore, Ernest N., House, Yankee Point, Carmel, CA1953CarmelCA
Salk, Jonas, Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA1962-1965La JollaCA
Silverstone, Herschel and Sonya, House, Taxco, Mexico1949Taxco
Sunnyvale Manor Addition Housing Tract, Sunnyvale, CA1950SunnyvaleCA
Sunshine Glen Housing Tract, Palo Alto, CA1952-1953Palo AltoCA
Sunshine Glen Housing Tract, Paone, Frank D., House, Palo Alto, CA1952-1953Palo AltoCA
Sunshine Meadows Housing Tract, Santa Clara, CA1952-1953Santa ClaraCA
Tract House Development, Santa Clara, CASanta ClaraCA
Union Bank of California, Office Building, Portland, OR1969
United States Government, Department of the Interior, National Park Service (NPS), Dinosaur National Monument, Visitor's Center, Vernal, UT1957
University of California, Berkeley (UCB), Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley, CA1965-1968BerkeleyCA
University of California, Berkeley (UCB), Parking Structure, Berkeley, CABerkeleyCA
University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC), Science and Laboratory Building, Santa Cruz, CA1964Santa CruzCA
University of Washington, Seattle (UW), Foege, Dr. William H., Bioengineering and Genome Sciences Building, Seattle, WA2003-2005SeattleWA
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