Bacon, Edmund

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Name
Bacon, Edmund Gender: M
Edmund Norwood Bacon
born on 2 May 1910 at 06:00 (= 06:00 AM )
Place Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 39n57, 75w10
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 11°09' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 09°53 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 29°17'



Biography

American urban planner, architect, educator, and author, sometimes described as "The Father of Modern Philadelphia." During his tenure as the Executive Director of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission from 1949 to 1970, his visions shaped today's Philadelphia, his native city. In 1967, he wrote the book Design of Cities, still considered an important architectural text.

Bacon was the father of six children including actor Kevin Bacon and musician Michael Bacon. His friends included Buckminster Fuller, Steen Eiler Rasmussen, James Rouse, and Konstantinos Apostolos Doxiadis.

Edmund Bacon died on 14 October 2005, aged 95.


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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.

Categories

  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Six)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids - Noted
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 95)
  • Vocation : Building Trades : Architect/ Planner
  • Vocation : Business : Top executive
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
  • Notable : Famous : Historic figure ("The Father of Modern Philadelphia")