Zbigniew Cianciara


Born Oct. 11, 1936, Warsaw, Poland; came to U.S., 1964; son of Kazimierz and Zofia (Strzelec); married Krystyna (Gorecka); children: Anna, Eva.

Education: Master of Architecture, Technical University of Warsaw, 1960; Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.), Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts, 1964.

Career: designer, C.F. Murphy Associate's, 1964-67, chief designer, partner, Bertrand Goldber Associate's, 1967-84, Chicago (IL); principal, Cianciara Architects, Highland Park (IL), 1984 -.

Author: architectural projects, i.a.: Przybylo Office Building, Niles (IL), 1990, St. Mary of Nazareth Hospital, Chicago, 1992, Lake Calumet Airport (IL), 1992, Convent - Holy Family Sisters, Des Plaines (IL), 1994.

Member of: advisory board member, St. Mary of Nazareth Hospital Center, and Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart; American Institute of Architects (AIA).

Honors: award at The New Public Realism Competition (for Lake Calumet Airport project), Progressive Architecture, 1992.

Affiliation: Republican. Roman Catholic.

Languages: Polish, English, French, Russian.

Hobbies: books, music, skiing.

Office: 1390 Ridge Rd., Highland Park, IL 60035.

From: "Who's Who in Polish America" 1st Edition 1996-1997, Boleslaw Wierzbianski editor; Bicentennial Publishing Corporation, New York, NY, 1996