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Isadore Rosenfield

architect.

Isadore Rosenfield, Russian architect. award for distinguished contbn.

Background

Rosenfield, Isadore was born on September 7, 1893 in Mayaky, Russia. Son of Haem and Rosse (Keegler) Rosenfield.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Harvard, 1918, Master in Architecture, 1921.

Career

Came to the United States, 1910, naturalized, 1916. Assistant professor architecture New York University, 1932-1940. Chief architect Department Public Works, New York City, 1940-1945.

Professor medical architecture Columbia, practice archaeology, New York City, 1945-1970. Senior partner firm Isadore and Zachary Rosenfield (firm now Zachary Rosenfield & Partners), retired. Design, color consultant University of Minnesota, Institute of Design, Chicago.

Lecturer medical architectural planning professional orgns. universities in the United States. Designer P.R. Medical Center, San Juan, Khyber Medical Center, Peshawar, Pakistan.

Works

  • Author: Hospitals-Integrated Design, 2d edition., 1951. Hospital Architecture and Beyond, 1969. Hospital Architecture-Integrated Components, 1971.

    Lest We Forget, Memoirs, 1977. Also articles.

Membership

Served with 472d Engineers, United States Army, World War I. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (lecturer medical architectural planning New York chapter 1944, 1st Chairman of Commission hospital research. Member American Association for Hospital Planning (director, honor award for distinguished contribution to hospital planning and health of America people 1975), American Hospital Association.

Connections

Married Leora Kagan, November 28, 1918. Children: Zachary, Lenora (Mistress.

father:
Haem Rosenfield

mother:
Rosse (Keegler) Rosenfield

spouse:
Leora Kagan

children:
Zachary Rosenfield

Lenora (Mrs Rosenfield