Prominent Architect David Mandl Dead at 53

Renowned architect David Mandl passed away on August 4 following a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 53.

Mr. Mandl made a name for himself in New York by being the first architect to transform a downtown office building into a luxury apartment building with 45 Wall Street. A New York native and Pratt Institute graduate, Mr. Mandl was a member of the Society of American Registered Architects (SARA) and a former board member of the New York Society of Architects. He was also president of the firm Meltzer/Mandl Architects.

He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Anita, and by his parents and a sister.