Jaquelin T Robertson

  Male      American      Architect

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Jaquelin Taylor Robertson, FAIA, FAICP, usually credited as Jaquelin T. Robertson and informally known as "Jaque," is an American architect and urban designer.

He is a representative of New Urbanism and New Classical Architecture.

After graduating from Yale College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1954 and spending a year at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar, Robertson received a Master of Architecture degree from Yale School of Architecture in 1961.

Working in New York City Planning, he was the founder of the New York City Urban Design Group, the first Director of the Mayor's Office of Midtown Planning and Development, and a City Planning Commissioner.

In 1975, he spent three years in Tehran, Iran, directing the planning and design of the country's new capitol center Shahestan Pahlavi in the Abbas Abad district of Tehran...

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