Bob Frasca, prominent Portland architect and ZGF founding design partner, dies at 84

            <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/w2/w2cem2y1uoqazuzn.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/w2/w2cem2y1uoqazuzn.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/w2/w2cem2y1uoqazuzn.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/w2/w2cem2y1uoqazuzn.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" />Architect Robert Frasca, FAIA, founding design partner of <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/106330/zgf-architects-llp" rel="nofollow" >Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects (ZGF)</a> and an influential figure on Portland and Oregon's architectural scene for several decades, has died on January 3 at the age of 84. <br>
ZGF has released the following obituary:
It is with great sadness that the partners of Zimmer Gunsul Frasca (ZGF) announce the passing of Founding Design Partner, Robert Frasca, FAIA, on January 3 in Portland, Oregon at the age of 84 from complications of CLL (chronic lymphocytic leukemia). 
Since its beginnings as a regional office, ZGF has grown to be one of the premier architectural firms in the world with 600 design professionals across six offices in the US and Canada, sustaining a reputation for design excellence. Based on a portfolio of work under Bob’s direction, ZGF was honored with the prestigious AIA Architecture Firm Award in 1991. 
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Encouraged by his mentor, Pietro Belluschi, Bob arrived in ...

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