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Architect , planner

Donald Patterson Reay, British architect, planner. Commonwealth Fund fellow, 1937-1939; recipient John L. Merrill award San Francisco Planning and Urban Renewal Association, 1977. Fellow American Institute Architects, Royal Institute British Architects, Royal Town Planning Institute.

Background

Reay, Donald Patterson was born on July 17, 1914 in Wallasey, England. Came to United States, 1955. Son of George and Marie (Patterson) Reay.

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University Liverpool, England, 1936. Master of Science, Columbia University, 1939.

Career

Principal architect Royal Canadian Air Force, 1940-1945. Regional planning officer Ministry of Town and Country Planning, London, 1945-1948. Chief architect, planner East Kilbride New Town, Scotland, 1948-1951, Stevenage New Town, England, 1951-1955.

Visiting professor University California, Berkeley, 1955, professor architecture, 1957-1982, emeritus professor architecture, from 1982. Private practice architecture San Francisco, from 1955.

Membership

Fellow American Institute Architects, Royal Institute British Architects, Royal Town Planning Institute.

Connections

Married Sylvia Shimberg, June 10, 1942. Children: Claudia, Jonathan, Caroline, Elizabeth.

father:
George Reay

mother:
Marie (Patterson) Reay

spouse:
Sylvia Shimberg

child:
Claudia Reay

child:
Jonathan Reay

child:
Caroline Reay

child:
Elizabeth Reay