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Architect , educator

Frank Frederic Ehrenthal, Hungarian architect, educator. Recipient 1st and Grand prize, Architectural Forum, NAMP International Competition, 1952, honorable mention, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Competition, Washington, 1960, Special honorable mention, Center Direzionale Fontivegge Bellocchio International Competition, Perugia, Italy, 1971, honorable mention, Rainbow Center Plz. Competition, Niagara Falls, 1972.


Ehrenthal, Frank Frederic was born on January 22, 1910 in Budapest, Hungary. Arrived in United States, 1939, naturalized, 1944. Son of Alexander S. and Eugenie E. (Deutch) Ehrenthal.


Student, University Padua, Italy, 1929. Student, Brunn Institute of Technology, Czechoslovakia, 1932. DArch, University Firenze, Italy, 1935.

Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Starr King School Ministry, Berkeley, 1966.


Associate various architectural firms, Czechoslovakia, Italy, from 1931. Private practice architecture San Francisco, 1946—1963. Visiting lecturer Various Colleges, 1948—1963.

Professor architecture and urban design Pennsylvania State University, 1963—1966, Oklahoma State University, 1966—1968. Professor Center Urban and Regional Studies. Chairman graduate urban design program College Architecture, Virginia, Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, 1968—1969.

Professor, chairman graduate urban and regional planning and urban design programs Environmental and Urban Systems division College Architecture and Urban Studies, 1969—1970, professor urban and regional studies, chairman graduate urban design program, 1970—1980, professor emeritus, from 1980. Past chairman committee extension San Francisco Council Churches. Past member committee extension California-Nevada Council Churches.

Past member Mayor's San Francisco Forward Committee Task Force, Federation American Scientists. Founder Center Citizens Planning Association, Pennsylvania.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member of Architects/Designers/Planners Social Responsibility (founding director national board), Environmental Designers and Planners Social Responsibility (founder), Virginia Citizens Planning Association (past director), American Planning Association, American Institute of Architects.


Married Julie Ann Deutch, 1941. Children: Robert, Ann, Sylvia.

Alexander S. Ehrenthal

Eugenie E. (Deutch) Ehrenthal

Julie Ann Deutch

Robert Ehrenthal

Ann Ehrenthal

Sylvia Ehrenthal