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Frederick Alfred Preiss, American architect. Registered architect, New York, Connecticut. Recipient numerous awards for architecture including Burlington House award, 1965, award New York State Dormitory Authority, 1970, American Iron and Steel Institute, 1970, Albert S. Bard award, 1978, 88; Danforth Foundation fellow, 1963, American-Scandinavian Foundation fellow, 1964-1965, Fulbright fellow, Sweden, 1964-1965.


Preiss, Frederick Alfred was born on January 15, 1938 in Brooklyn. Son of Herbert Alfred and Judith (Hancock) Preiss.


Bachelor of Architecture, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1960. Master of Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1963.


Designer Architects Collaborative, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1963-1964, Sven Markelius, Architect, Stockholm, 1964-1965. Associate Skidmore Owings & Merrill, New York City, 1965-1968. Vice president Caudill Kowlett Scott, 1968-1973.

President Frederick A. Preiss & Associates, 1973-1975. Partner Rogers Butler Burgun, 1975-1977. President Preiss Breismeister Coats PC, Stamford, Connecticut, since 1977.


  • Registered architect, New York, Connecticut.


  • Other Work

    • Principal works include student housing State University of New York, Brockport, 1970, Eastwick High School, Philadelphia, 1973, Sons of the American Revolution Academy, Riverdale, New York, 1978, Franklin Town Plaza Hotel and Smith Kline Building, Philadelphia, 1978, Renovations at Historic Preservation Plaza Hotel, New York City, 1979, Six Stamford Forum Office Comples, 1983, Greyrock Plaza Office and Residential Complex, 1984, Roselle School conversion to housing, Pleasantvile, New York, 1984, Field Point Townhouses, Greenwich, Connecticut, 1986, Harka Plaza Office Complex. Stamford, 1986, H.E.L.P. I, Brooklyn, 1988, Walden Woods Newtown Community, Windsor, Connecticut, 1988, University Connecticut Medical Center, Farmington, 1989.


Lieutenant United States Navy, l960-62. Member American Institute of Architects (silver medal Philadelphia chapter l973, design award New York State chapter l978), Connecticut Society Architects (chapter secretary l983-84), Society Marketing Professional Services.


  • Other Interests

    Swimming, sailing, travel.


Married Jacqueline J. Falcier, April l7, l960 (divorced December l988). Children: Kerri Therese, Keven Michele, Brooke Noelle, Senn Frederick James.

Herbert Alfred Preiss

Judith (Hancock) Preiss

Jacqueline J. Falcier

Keven Michele Preiss

Kerri Therese Preiss

Brooke Noelle Preiss

Senn Frederick James Preiss