Milestones: Jun. 22, 1987

DIED. Richard Roth Sr., 82, New York City architect and chairman of the board of Emery Roth & Sons, the firm that helped transform the Manhattan skyline with such glass-and-steel monoliths as the World Trade Center towers (1973) and the Pan Am Building (1963); of a heart attack; in New York City.


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