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Stanley Abercrombie, American magazine editor. Loeb fellow for advanced environmental studies Harvard Graduate School Design, 1973-1974.


Abercrombie, Stanley was born on February 18, 1935 in Cedartown, Georgia, United States. Son of Stanley and Frances (Howard) Abercrombie.


Bachelor of Science in Architecture, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1957. Bachelor of Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1961. Master of Architecture (Urban Design), Columbia University, 1967.

Doctor of Fine Arts (honorary), New York School Interior Design.


Draftsman, Marcel Breuer & Associations, New York City, 1962-1965;senior designer, John Carl Warnecke & Association, New York City, 1968-1972;senior editor, Architecture Plus, New York City, 1973-1974;editor-in-chief, Interiors, New York City, 1975-1977;editor, Abitare in America, New York City, 1978-1979;senior editor, architecture, American Institute of Architects Journal, Washington, 1980-1983;chief editor, Interior Design, New York City, 1983-1995;editorial director, Interior Design, New York City, since 1996. Publication advisor Institute for Urban Design, Purchase, New York, 1978-1989, Municipal Art Society, New York City, 1979-1989.



Trustee Design Industries Foundation for Acuired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, New York City, 1985-1989. Board directors Interior Designers for Legislation in New York, since 1988. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1957-1959.

Fellow American Institute of Architects (board directors New York chapter, chairman archaeology selection committee), American Academy in Rome, American Society Interior Designers (honorary, steering committee since 1988);member Society Architectural Historians (board directors), Archs. and Planners for Social Responsibility (board directors since 1988), International Association Interior Designers (honorary), Institute Business Designers (honorary). M C.


Stanley Abercrombie

Frances (Howard) Abercrombie