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Male, born 12/12/1930

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Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF), Architects

Professional History

Senior Designer, Vincent G. Kling Associates, Philadelphia, PA, 1960-1965; Design Director, Welton Becket and Associates, New York, NY, 1965-1967; President and Partner, John Carl Warnecke and Associates, Architects, New York, NY, 1967-1976; Partner, Kohn Pederson Fox, Architects, New York, NY,

Visiting Critic and Guest Lecturer, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, University of California, Los Angeles (1983), University of Pennsylvania (1984), Philadelphia, PA, Penn State University, State College, PA, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, and the University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI. Advisory Board Member for the Master of Science Degree in Real Estate Development, Columbia University, New York, NY; Board of Directors, Yale University Committee on the Art Gallery and British Arts Center, New Haven, CT; Trustee, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Board of Overseers, University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Fine Arts; Board of Directors, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton Real Estate Center Advisory Board; Board of Directors, National Realty Committee.

Kohn joined the American Institute of Architects in 1965; In 1993, Kohn was a Regisitered Architect in 25 states. President, New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, 1988; Member, Royal Institute of British Architects; Member, New York Building Congress; Member, Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce; Member, Municipal Art Society of New York; Member, Urban Land Institute; Board of Directors, Architectural League, New York, NY; Board of Directors, Chicago City Ballet, Chicago, IL; Board of Directors, Sheltering Arms Children Service, New York, NY;

Awarded two Honor Awards, American Institute of Architects, while working at as Senior Designer, Vincent G. Kling Associates, Philadelphia, PA, 1960-1965;


B.Arch., Honors, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1953; M.Arch, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1957;

Awarded Gaylord Barnwell Medals, Central High School, Philadelphia, PA, 1946-1948; Theopolis Parsons Chandler Graduate Fellow, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1957;


Colleagues called him Gene. Kohn served as a Liteutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy, 1953-1956.

Associated Locations

  • Philadelphia, PA (Architect's Birth)
    Philadelphia, PA

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PCAD id: 3134

1000 Wilshire Boulevard Office Building, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA1987Los AngelesCA
3 Bellevue Center Project, Bellevue, WA1988-1994BellevueWA
550 Hope Street Office Building, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA1988-1992Los AngelesCA
555 Mission Street Office Building, San Francisco, CA2006-2008San FranciscoCA
Ambassador Hotel, Feasibility Study, Los Angeles, CA1990Los AngelesCA
Bank of America Corporation, Branch, Planning and Feasibility Study, Pasadena, CA1986PasadenaCA
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) System, Pleasant Hill, Planning and Feasibility Study, San Francisco, CA1986Pleasant HillCA
Bellevue Master Plan, Planning Study, Bellevue, WA1986BellevueWA
Century City Shopping Mall, Bloomingdale's Department Store, Century City, Los Angeles, CA1997
Corporate Center II Feasibility Study, San Diego, CA1989San DiegoCA
Federal Home Loan Bank, Headquarters, San Francisco, CA1986-1991San FranciscoCA
Hillman Planning Study, San Francisco, CA1986San FranciscoCA
Hyatt Regency Stanford, Project, Palo Alto, CA1986Palo AltoCA
Irvine Center, Phase II Parcel 9, Irvine, CA1989-1991IrvineCA
Linpro Planning Study, San Diego, CA1986San DiegoCA
Meydenbauer Convention Center, Bellevue, WA1989-1993BellevueWA
Morrison Tower Project, Portland, OR1989-1994PortlandOR
Newport Harbor Art Museum Project, Newport Beach, CANewport BeachCA
Pacific Rim Exposition and Urban Center Master Plan, Brisbane, CA1990BrisbaneCA
Pacific Telesis Group, Incorporated, Office Building Project, San Diego, CA1989San DiegoCA
Petersen Automotive Museum Foundation, Petersen Automitive Museum #2, Mid-Wilshire, Los Angeles, CA2014-2015Los AngelesCA
Portland Federal Courthouse Competition Project, Portland, OR1992PortlandOR
Reliance Development Group, Tower, Los Angeles, CA1987Los AngelesCA
Sacramento Mixed-Use Development Project, Sacramento, CA1989SacramentoCA
Santa Monica Common, Project, Santa Monica, CA1986Santa MonicaCA
Santa Monica Common, Project, Scheme II, Santa Monica, CA1987Santa MonicaCA
University of Washington, Seattle (UW), Gates, William H., Sr., Hall, Seattle, WA2003SeattleWA
Washington Mutual Savings Bank, Tower #1, Downtown, Seattle, WA1985-1988SeattleWA
Western Digital Corporation, Headquarters, Irvine, CA1988-1991IrvineCA
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