Sherman Oaks structural engineer honored by City Council

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Sherman Oaks resident Manny Morden was honored June 26 by the Los Angeles City Council with a proclamation presentation in Council Chambers by Councilmember Tom LaBonge for 50 years of  structural engineering excellence and his contributions to the City of Los Angeles.

Structural engineer Manny Morden is presented a proclamation of appreciation by  Couniclmember Tom LaBonge.

Structural engineer Manny Morden (left) was honored for his contributions to Los Angeles in the City Council Chambers by Councilmember Tom LaBonge (right). Photo: Michael Kichaven

Morden, who has worked for Brandow & Johnston Associates for 50 years,  has touched hundreds of structures in Los Angeles and across the nation.  Among them are LAX Tom Bradley Terminal, the Rose Bowl, half of the USC Campus, UCLA, Universal Studios, (Conan O’Brien’s stage was a recent project), the Convention Center,  the 5,000 seat West Angeles Cathedral, Children’s Hospital, 400 S. Hope, Kaiser Hospitals, the Challenger Shuttle test site in Palmdale, the Palm Springs airport, the Downtown Los Angeles Public Library, Magic Mountain, Cal Tech and Universal Florida.

Morden grew up in Boyle Heights and has a Masters degree from the California Institute of Technology.  He was a past president of the Structural Engineering Association of Southern California, and was recently honored with its Fellow Award. Morden has worked with major architects, including Peck, AC Martin & Associates, and continues to serve as a national expert and mentor in his field.

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