Male, born 1928-12-05

Associated with the firms network

MBT Associates, Architects; McCue Boone Tomsick (MBT) Associates, Architects; McCue, Gerald M., and Associates, Architects; Milano and McCue, Architects

Professional History


Draftsman, Henry Gutterson, Architect, Berkeley, CA, 1947-1948;

Designer / Job Captain, G.P. Milano, Architect, San Francisco, CA, 1950-1953.

Partner, [G.P.] Milano and McCue, Architects, Berkeley, CA, 1953-1954.

Principal, Gerald M. McCue and Associates, Architects, Berkeley and later San Francisco, CA, 1954-1965.

Principal, Gerald M. McCue and Associates, Incorporated, San Francisco, CA, 1966-1970.

Partner, McCue Boone Tomsick (MBT) Associates, Architects, San Francisco, CA, 1970-2005. In 1970, MBT had offices at 631 Clay Street in San Francisco.

President, MBT Associates, Architects, San Francisco, CA, 1970-1976.


Faculty, University of California, Berkeley (UCB), Berkeley, CA, 1954-1976.

Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley (UCB), Berkeley, CA, 1954-1959.

Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, University of California, Berkeley (UCB), Berkeley, CA, 1966-1976.

Professor of Architecture and Urban Design / Department Chair / Associate Dean, Harvard University, Graduate School Design, Cambridge, MA, 1976-1980.

Dean, Harvard University, Graduate School Design (GSD), Cambridge, MA, 1980-1992.

John T. Dunlop Professor of Housing Studies, Harvard University, Kennedy School Government, Cambridge, MA, 1992-1996.

Professional Activities

Member, American Institute of Architects (AIA), 1954- .

Director, AIA East Bay Chapter, 1958-1959.

When surveyed in 1962, McCue indicated being a Registered Architect in the State of CA.

McCue served on a competition committee judging entries for the design of City of Los Gatos's Civic Center in 02-03/1963, along with Los Gatos Vice-mayor Henry Crall, planner Nestor Barrett, architect Ernest J. Kump, Jr., (1911-1999) and Charles W. Moore (1925-1993).

Member, Urban Land Institute (ULI).

When surveyed in 1970, McCue reported having been NCARB-certified.

Professional Awards

Fellow, American Institute of Architects (FAIA), 1968.


B.Arch., University of California, Berkeley, 1951; M.Arch., University of California, Berkeley, 1952;



His parents were Floyd F. and Lenore (Mallon) McCue.


McCue married Barbara Walrond on 09/01/1951.


When surveyed in 1955, McCue indicated that he had had 1 child. He subsequently had two more children. They were: Scott McCue, Kent McCue and Mark McCue.

Biographical Notes

Gerald McCue served as the Principal Investigator for a $92,000 National Science Foundation (NSF)-CBET Grant in 1976; the grant was titled: "Building Enclosure And Finish Systems; Design Procedures Considering Interaction Of Building Components During Earthquakes," Division of Chemical, Bioegineering, Environmental, and Transportation Systems (CBET - NSF)

Associated Locations

  • Woodland, CA (Architect's Birth)
    Woodland, CA

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PCAD id: 2846

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