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architecture and art critic

Benjamin Franklin Forgey, American architecture and art critic. Fulbright fellow, Japan, 1985-1986. Served with United States Army Reserve, 1961-1967. Member of American Institute Architects (honorary).

Background

Forgey, Benjamin Franklin was born on July 31, 1938 in Ashland, Kentucky, United States. Son of Chauncey Eaton F. and Joyce Evangeline (Shafer) Heinzen.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Princeton University, 1960.

Career

Reporter, editor, art critic Washington Star, 1964-1981. Architecture critic Washington Post, since 1981. Juror, professional awards American Society Landscape Architects, 2003.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to Landscape Architecture magazine.

Membership

Served with United States Army Reserve, 1961-1967. Member of American Institute Architects (honorary).

Connections

Married Julie A. Savage, September 1963 (divorced 1967). 1 son, Benjamin Eric. Married second Gabriella A. von Joeden, August 14, 1967.

Children: Elisa Gabriella, Martina Jane.

father:
Chauncey Eaton F. Heinzen

mother:
Joyce Evangeline (Shafer) Heinzen

spouses:
Julie A. Savage

second Gabriella A. von Joeden

children:
Elisa Gabriella Forgey

Martina Jane Forgey