logo logo

Edward Kirshner

Edward Kirshner, American urban planner.

Background

  • Kirshner, Edward was born on August 14, 1940 in New York City. Son of Morris N. and Helen S. (Berman) Kirshner.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Architecture, University California, Berkeley, 1966. Master in City Planning, University California, 1971.

    Career

    • Architectural planner Rouse Company, Columbia, Maryland, 1966-1968. Urban and economic planner Cambridge (Mass) Policy Studies Institute Center Community Economic Devel, 1971-1972. Housing and economic planner National Housing and Economic Development Law Project, Berkeley, 1972.

      Urban planner Sedway Cooke & Associate, San Francisco, 1971-1972. Executive director Community Economics, Inc., Oakland, California, 1972-1980. Director housing programs National Consumers' Cooperative Bank, Washington, 1980-1981.

      Associate director housing and construction Century Freeway Housing Program, California Department Housing and Community Development, Inglewood, California, 1982-1983. Director housing and redevelopment City of Berkeley, 1986-1987. Vice president Affirmative Investments, Inc., San Francisco, Boston, since 1983.

      Visiting lecturer University California Berkeley, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Davis, since 1977. Visiting instructor Antioch College W., San Francisco, 1977-1980, Lone Mountain College San Francisco, 1977-1978. Commissioner, vice-chairman Santa Monica City Planning Commission, 1984-1986.

    Works

    • Co-author: The Cities' Wealth, 1976.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Board alternate Consumers' Corporation Berkeley, 1977. Member Governor's Small Farm Finance Viability Task Force, Sacarmento, 1977. Board directors Oakland Citizens' Committee Urban Renewal, 1979-1980.

    Member steering committee Santa Monicans for Renters' Rights, 1985-1986. Member American Planning Association, Social Investment Forum, Planners' Network, Bay Area Socially Responsible Investment Professionals Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Photography, travel, computers, science, social change politics.

    Connections

    • Married Joan P. Scheiman, 1960 (divorced 1963). Married Elisabeth Gruber, December 28, 1967 (divorced 1977). 1 child, Orin Tove.
    • father: Morris N. Kirshner
    • mother: Helen S. (Berman) Kirshner
    • spouses: Joan P. Scheiman
    • Elisabeth Gruber
    • child: Orin Tove Kirshner
    See on larger map
    Born August 14, 1940
    Nationality
    • 1966
      University California
    • 1971
      University California
    • 1966 - 1968
      Architect, ural planner Rouse Company
      Columbia, Missouri, United States
    • 1971 - 1972
      urban planner Sedway Cooke & Associate
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1971 - 1972
      urban and economic, planner Cambridge (Mass) Policy Studies Institute Center Community Economic Devel
    • 1972
      housing and economic, planner National Housing and Economic Development Law Project
      Berkeley, California, United States
    • 1972 - 1980
      executive, director Community Economics
      Oakland, Tennessee, United States
    • 1980 - 1981
      director, housing programs National Consumers' Cooperative Bank
      Washington, United States
    • 1982 - 1983
      associate, director housing and construction Century Freeway Housing Program
      Inglewood, California, United States
    • 1983
      vice president, Affirmative Investments
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1986 - 1987
      director, housing and redevelopment City of Berkeley
    • show more ...