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Allan B. Strauss

Allan B. Strauss, American architect. Award Trust Fund, since 1972. Member Rhode Island School of Design Alumni Association (member governor board 1975), American Institute of Architects, National Council Architectural Registration Boards, New York State Association Architects, International Brotherhood Magicians, Society of America Magicians.; Club: City (New York City) (trustee since 1971, vice president 1973-1975, secretary since 1981).

Background

  • Strauss, Allan B. was born on February 2, 1942 in Brooklyn. Son of Murray M. and Evelyn (Theodore) Strauss.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Architecture, Rhode Island School Design, 1965.

    Career

    • Registered architect, New York, New Jersey Associate Conrad Associate Architects and Engineers, New York City, 1967-1973. Principal architect, construction manager Great Adventure, Incorporated, New York York City, and Jackson, New Jersey, 1973-1975. Principal Allan B. Strauss Architect and Associates, New York City, 1975-1979.

      Partner Strauss, Gordon, Rosenthal Associates Ltd., New York City, 1975-1978. Chief architect Pope, Evans and Robbins, New York City, 1979-1981. Director architecture Perkins and Will, New York City, 1981-1985.

      Project manager The Eggers Group Professional Corporation, New York City, 1985-1987. Director of architecure GSGSB Architects, Engineers, Planners, New York City, since 1987. Associate professor architecture New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, 1976-1980.

    Works

    • Author: (with others) Parameters for Energy Conservation, 1980. Principal works include prefabricated housing systems, 1967-1969, Great Adventure Theme Park, 1973, Gun Hill Bus Complex for New York City Transit Authority. President Elmhurst Community Development Associates, 1967-1972.

      Founder Elmhurst Arts Festival. District leader Suffolk County Democrats, 1976-1979. Chairman Albert S. Bard Civic Award Trust Fund, since 1972.

    Membership

    Member Rhode Island School of Design Alumni Association (member governor board 1975), American Institute of Architects, National Council Architectural Registration Boards, New York State Association Architects, International Brotherhood Magicians, Society of America Magicians. Club: City (New York City) (trustee since 1971, vice president 1973-1975, secretary since 1981).

    Connections

    • Married Alice Johanson, June 1965 (divorced September 1978).; married Sandra F. Frank, September 23, 1981. Children: Erika Lauren, Evan David.
    • father: Murray M. Strauss
    • mother: Evelyn (Theodore) Strauss
    • spouses: Alice Johanson
    • Sandra F. Frank
    • children: Erika Lauren Strauss
    • Evan David Strauss
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    Born February 2, 1942
    (age 75)
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