Theodore H. Seligson wins Distinguished Alumni Award

Kansas City architect among seven Sam Fox School alumni recognized for leadership in art, architecture and design

Designed by Theodore H. Seligson of Seligson & Associates, 1982.

In a career stretching more than 50 years, Kansas City architect Theodore H. Seligson has won local and national honors for a wide range of projects, from private residences and public buildings to offices, commercial structures and urban planning.

A Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, Seligson has taught for 25 years at the University of Missouri at Kansas City and won a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Historic Kansas City Foundation.

This spring, the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis honored Seligson (BArch ’53) with a 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award. In all, the school recognized seven outstanding alumni who have demonstrated creativity, innovation, leadership and vision in the fields of art, architecture and design.

For more details and the full list of honorees, click here.

Editor’s Note: Seligson lives in The Plaza area of Kansas City, zip code 63112.

The Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts

The Sam Fox School is a unique collaboration in architecture, art and design education. Offering professional studio programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, the Sam Fox School links four academic units — the College of Art, College of Architecture, Graduate School of Art and Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design — with the university’s nationally recognized Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum.

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