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Fox, Sheldon

Sheldon Fox (1930 - 2006)

Thomas Kellner: 39#12 Chicago, 333 Wacker Drive (architects: KPF - Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates), 2003, C-Print, 68,2x55,9 cm/26,6"x21,8", edition 20+3

Sheldon Fox, born 1930 in Bronx, New York City was an American architect and one of three founding partners of the U.S. architectural firm of Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF), New York City, and died 2006 in Fairfield, Connecticut

He studied at the University of Pennsylvania and graduated in 1953. His irst job was at Kahn & Jacobs New York in 1955. 1972 he moved to John Carl Warnecke & Associates, where he former fellow William Pederson met again. Together with A. Eugene Kohn the two founded their own architecture office, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF) in 1976.  The success of the offices in New York, London and Shanghai maintains, and currently has around 400 employees in about 30 countries. Fox withdrew from the office in 1996, kept doing lectures on architecture till his dead in 2006

Important Buildings:


1670 Broadway, Denver, Colorado
Hercules Inc. Headquarters, Wilmington, Delaware
333 Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois
One Tabor Center, Denver, Colorado
Procter & Gamble Headquarters, Plaza Tower I + II, Cincinnati, Ohio
1000 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, California
Dominion Tower, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Washington Mutual Tower, Seattle, Washington
Shearson Lehman Plaza, Manhattan, New York
225 West Wacker, Chicago, Illinois
900 North Michigan, Chicago, Illinois
ABC Headquarters Building, Lincoln Square, Manhattan, New York City
125 Summer Street, Boston, Massachusetts
311 South Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois
712 Fifth Avenue, Manhattan, New York
Interstate Tower, Charlotte, North Carolina Mellon Bank Center (Nine Penn Center), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Chifley Tower, Sydney, New South Wales, Australien Le 1250 Boulevard René-Lévesque, Montreal, Québec, Canada
DZ Bank, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Foley Square Federal Courthouse, Manhattan, New York
Millennium Tower, Manhattan, New York City
First Hawaiian Center, Honolulu, Hawaii
World Bank Headquarters, Washington,D.C.
Seocho Fashion Center Tower, Seoul, South Korea
Kastor, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Pollux, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Thames Court, London, Great Britain
JR Central Hotel Tower (Nagoya Marriott Associa Hotel), Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
JR Central Office Tower, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Singapore Exchange Centre / SGX Centre One / SGX Centre Two
Dongbu Finance Building, Seoul, South Korea
Gannett & USA Today Headquarters Towers, Tysons Corner, Virginia, Bürogebäude
Plaza 66, Shanghai, China
5 Times Square, Manhattan, New York
191 North Wacker, Chicago, Illinois
Danube House, Prag, Czeck Republic
Newport Office Center VII, Jersey City, New Jersey
Hoftoren, Den Haag, Netherlands
Roppongi Hills Mori Tower, Tokio, Japan
WTC H Toren, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Espirito Santo Plaza, Miami, Florida
Tour CBX, Paris-La-Défense, Paris
China Central Place, Tower 1 + 2 + 3, Beijing, China
Zhongguancun Financial Center, Beijing, China
Union Square Mega Tower (Kowloon Megatower) Hongkong, China
Shanghai World Financial Center, Shanghai, China

>>> KPF - Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates