Donald Porter Ryder Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science in Architecture, University of Illinois, 1951.
Designer, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Chicago, 1952-1959; designer, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, New York City, 1959-1961; designer, Marcel Breuer, New York City, 1961-1962; project architect, Harrison & Abramovitz, New York City, 1962-1967; partner, Bond Ryder Associations, New York City, since 1968. Adjunct Professor architecture CUNY, 1972-1977, associate professor, 1977-1983, professor, chairman architecture, since 1983. Visiting associate professor Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, 1976-1978.
Served with United States Army Air Force, 1945-1947. Fellow American Institute of Architects. Member of New York Association Architects, National Organisation Black Architects, New York State Board for Architecture, Sigma Pi Phi.
Married Shauneille Gantt Perry, August 24, 1957. Children– Lorraine, Natalie, Gail.