Lewis Clarke Oral Histories | Fred Stresau

Fred Stresau

Interview with Fred Stresau, landscape architect

Interviewer: Yona R. Owens
Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Interview Date: Thursday, November 18, 2010

A native of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Frederic E. “Fred” Stresau began his landscape architecture degree in 1961 at North Carolina State University School of Design (now College of Design) and graduated in 1966. Except for a two year period when he worked for Lewis Clarke Associates, Stresau has spent his professional career at Stresau, Smith & Stresau. He is the son of Frederic B. and Ann Stresau who were also landscape architects in Florida. In 2009, Stresau was selected as Fort Lauderdale, Florida’s Distinguished Citizen of the Year for his decades of public service on various boards and committees.

Interview Audio

Transcript (pdf)

Field Notes (pdf)

Abstract/Tape Log (pdf)