Edward Durell Stone Jr., FASLA, opened his landscape architecture practice, Edward D. Stone Jr. & Associates (EDSA) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in 1960. He had worked in the New York office of his father, the architect Edward Durell Stone, and with the landscape architect Frederic Stresau in Fort Lauderdale. A modernist, Stone’s many projects include Lady Bird Johnson Park and the Kennedy Center, with Hideo Sasaki, in Washington, D.C.; Riverwalk in Fort Lauderdale; and PepsiCo Headquarters in Purchase, New York. He also worked on several projects for the Walt Disney Company, including Euro Disney and the western portion of Disney World. Stone received an undergraduate degree in architecture from Yale University in 1954 and a master’s degree in landscape architecture from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design in 1959. He was a visiting professor at the Universities of Georgia, Miami, and Florida and at Texas A&M. Stone served as a consultant to the Committee for a More Beautiful Capital and the Governor’s Conference on Environmental Quality in Florida. He was awarded the 1994 Medal of the American Society of Landscape Architects.
CFA Service: 1971–1985