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Pamela L. Kinzie, American architect. Licensed architect, California. Recipient design citation Progressive Architecture National Affordable Housing Competition, 1991; Regents scholar University Nebraska, 1973, 74; honor scholar Southern California Institute Architecture, 1988.


Kinzie, Pamela L. was born on November 30, 1953 in Winona, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of Frank James and Mary Jean (Fenster) Kinzie.


Bachelor of Science in Design, University Nebraska, 1976. Master of Architecture, Southern California Institute Architecture, 1990.


Interior designer Jones & Harris, Dillon, Colorado, 1976-1978, Copenhagen Furniture, Sacramento, 1978-1983. Exhibit designer Designers' Guild/House Signs, 1983-1984. Assistant project manager Kitchell Certified Energy Manager, 1984-1988.

Planner California Fairs Financing Authority, 1988-1989. Architecture designer Kaplan McLaughlin Diaz, San Francisco, 1990, MacCracken Architects, San Francisco, 1990. Architect designer, project manager William Stout Architect, 1991.

Principal Kinzie & Associate, Architects, since 1991. Instructor California College Arts and Crafts, 1992. Board directors Center for Critical Architecture, San Francisco, 1992.


  • Licensed architect, California.


  • Other Work

    • Contributing author Square, 1991.


Member City of Sacramento Urban Design Task Force, 1986-1987. President Sacramento Old City Association, Sacramento, 1985. Member American Institute of Architects, Center for Critical Architecture (board directors 1991-1992), San Francisco Architectural Club.


Frank James Kinzie

Mary Jean (Fenster) Kinzie