Leo James D'Aleo, a Baltimore architect whose lengthy career included designing Mount Vernon's Waxter Center and the Inner Harbor's Scarlett Place, died of congestive heart failure July 10 at his Monkton home. He was 75.
Born in New York and raised in Philadelphia, he was the son of Bernard Francis D'Aleo, an engineer, and Concetta Yolanda Russo.
He earned a bachelor's degree in architecture from North Carolina State University and a master's degree in architecture from Columbia University.
He also studied urban planning at the University of Rome while on a Fulbright scholarship.
He joined the office of Philadelphia architect Vincent Kling, where he learned how...