Bob Frasca Memorial Fund

Photo by Sam Tenney/DJC

afo mourns the loss of Robert Frasca (1933-2018) of ZGF Architects. Our 2004 Honored Citizen, Bob played a key role in the evolution of Portland as one of America’s most livable cities and was instrumental in shaping its skyline. The video below pays tribute to his career, and was created in his honor for our 2004 Honored Citizen Dinner. You can read more about Bob’s influential life through the links below.

Robert J. Frasca (1933-2018), ZGF Architects

Obituary: Robert J. Frasca, 1933-2018, Architectural Record

Bob Frasca, architect who helped define Portland’s skyline, dies at 84, The Oregonian


A celebration of Bob’s life will be held on Sunday, February 11 at 4pm. Friends, colleagues, and community members are all welcome to attend.

If you would like to make a donation on behalf of Bob Frasca and his tremendous contributions to the nation’s designed environment, you can do so here.

Contribute to the Bob Frasca Memorial Fund

All proceeds benefit the Architecture Foundation of Oregon. If you would like to make a donation over the phone, please contact Susan Myers at 503-542-3824. If you would like to send a check, please make it payable to Architecture Foundation of Oregon, and send to PO Box 40230, Portland, OR 97240.