Mr. Izenour: GSFA
Izenour, a lecturer in architecture at GSFA, died on August 21,
at the age of 61.
Izenour worked with the firm of Venturi Scott Brown & Associates.
He received his bachelors of architecture from Penn in 1965 and
a masters from Yale in 1969. He had been a lecturer in GSFA since
1972. Mr. Izenour was the coauthor of the landmark study Learning
From Las Vegas, a book that changed the way people thought about
the architecture of the commercial strip. Among his designs are
the Children's Garden in Camden and the George D. Widener Memorial
Treehouse at the Philadelphia Zoo. Mr. Izenour also developed an
innovative lighting system used in the Sainsbury Wing of the National
Gallery in London that gave the effect of the paintings having been
is survived by his wife, Elisabeth; daughters Ann Stuart and Tessa
Izenour; a son, John; and his parents George and Hildegard Izenour.
Donations may be made to the Wagner Free Institute of Science, 1700
W. Montgomery Ave., Philadelphia, PA, 19121 or the Tenney Memorial
Library, P.O. Box 85, Newbury, VT, 05051.
Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 6, October 2, 2001
October 2, 2001
Volume 48 Number 6