Arnold Stalk, PhD

Consultant – Philanthropist


Arnold Stalk, PhD

840 South Rancho Drive

Las Vegas, Nevada 89106

(702) 624-5792

(702) 243-2377/FAX












Fremont Street Experience

Downtown Las Vegas, Nevada


Professional Experience


Arnold Stalk Consulting

Las Vegas, Nevada




METRO Development Group, LLC

Las Vegas, Nevada




Nevada Development and Realty

Las Vegas, Nevada

Vice President of Development



RPS Corporation

Las Vegas, Nevada

Vice President, Partner



City of Las Vegas

Office of the Mayor

Housing Division Chief



Southern California Institute of Architecture

Professor of Architecture & Urban Housing



STALK + STALK Architects/Planners

Los Angeles, California



L.A. Family Housing Corp.

Co-Founder/Board of Directors



City of Los Angeles Redevelopment Agency

Planning and Urban Design Department




Southern California Institute of Architecture

Bachelor of Architecture

Masters of Architecture

PhD: Architecture



Licensed General Contractor, State of California #512985  License on inactive status

Licensed real estate agent/State of Nevada license #47012

Licensed Property Manager, State of Nevada #47012










Angelus Plaza Senior Housing Complex (1,093 units) Los Angles, California


Special Needs Housing Developments










Brandermill Woods Retirement Community

Midlothian, Virginia/Continuing Care/Assisted Living/Independent Living











Casa Villas, Los Angeles, California


Multifamily Residential

Fremont Villas, Las Vegas, Nevada

Elmwood Villas, Las Vegas, Nevada

Judith Villas, Las Vegas, Nevada

Joshua Villas, Las Vegas, Nevada

Silverado Courts, Las Vegas, Nevada

Casa Familia, Los Angeles, California

Casa Central, Los Angeles, California

Casa Figueroa, Los Angeles, California

Villa Nueva, Los Angeles, California

Gentry Village, North Hollywood, California

Cochran Villas, Los Angeles, California

Newport Townhomes, Indianapolis, Indiana

Kendall Lake Towers, Miami, Florida

Broward Village, Broward County, Florida


Emergency Shelters/Transitional Housing/Crisis Intervention Centers

Veterans Village, Downtown Las Vegas, Nevada

M*A*S*H Crisis Intervention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

Fertitta Community Assistance Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

Reach-out Learning Center for children with HIV/AIDS, Las Vegas, Nevada

Willow Glen Mobile Home Park Neighborhood Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

Valley Shelter. North Hollywood, California

Chernow House, East Los Angeles, California

San Fernando Valley Veteran’s Homeless Shelter Program, Los Angeles, California










Strong Mansion Housing for HIV/Aids Families, Los Angeles, California


PATH (People Assisting the Homeless) transitional housing, Los Angeles, California

Filipino American Service Center Housing, Los Angeles, California

Triangle Transitional Housing, East Los Angeles, California

Argyle Courts Housing for HIV/AIDS Victims, Los Angeles, California

Immanuel Church of Christ Transitional Housing, Los Angeles, California

Citrus House shelter for teenagers, Hollywood, California

CRI-HELP alcohol and drug detox residence, North Hollywood, California

“Our House” Aids Project, LA Hospice for HIV/AIDS Victims, Los Angeles, California

Pediatric AIDS Clinic, Los Angeles, California










Angelus Plaza Senior Housing and Service Center, Los Angeles, California










Remax Corporate Center, Las Vegas, Nevada


Las Vegas Gateway Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

Hualapai Pavilion Centre, Las Vegas/Summerlin, Nevada

Food 4 Less, Las Vegas, Nevada

Silverado Junction Center, Las Vegas, Nevada


Instant-Built House® A rapid deployment affordable housing/shelter prototype. It is made from an extremely strong steel frame that is standardized worldwide and is stackable up to nine (9) stories high and is amongst the strongest and most durable structures in the world. Instant-Built House® can withstand major hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, Tsunamis and other natural disasters.  Currently advising students at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department regarding Instant Built House ideas and concepts.


Redevelopment Project Experience










International Jewelry Center, Los Angeles, California

Fremont Street Experience, Las Vegas, Nevada

East Fremont/East Village, Las Vegas, Nevada

Los Angeles Wholesale Produce Market, Los Angeles, California

Bunker Hill Redevelopment Project, Los Angeles, California

Chinatown Redevelopment Project, Los Angeles, California

North Hollywood Redevelopment Project, Los Angeles, California

Redevelopment/Revitalization/Historic Preservation Project Experience

Little Tokyo Redevelopment Project, Los Angeles, California

Guilin River Walk Redevelopment/Urban Design Project, Guilin, China

Elephant Trunk Hill, Guilin, China

Downtown Las Vegas Redevelopment Project, Las Vegas, Nevada

Bunker Hill Redevelopment Project, Los Angeles, California

Angel’s Flight restoration, Downtown Los Angeles, California

Chinatown Redevelopment Project, Los Angeles, California

North Hollywood Redevelopment Project, Los Angeles, California

Adams, Normandie 4321 Redevelopment Project, Los Angeles, California


Senior Adult Community Centers

Jewish Family Services Pico-Robertson Senior Center, Los Angeles, California

Jewish Family Services Freda Mohr Senior Center, Los Angeles, California

Jewish Family Services, Bet Zedek Legal Center, North Hollywood, California



Williston Industrial Center, Williston, North Dakota

Yellow/Checker Star Limousine terminal, Las Vegas, Nevada

Carey Industrial Park, LLC, Las Vegas, Nevada

Lamb Technology Center, Las Vegas, Nevada


Expert Witness, State of Nevada/Forensic Analysis Reports

CSA Office Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

CSA Parking Structure


United States House of Representatives

United States House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services

Subcommittee on Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity

Testimony on housing for United States Veterans examining barriers that homeless and low income Veterans face.

Planning & Urban Design Major Projects









Downtown Los Angeles Bunker Hill Urban Design Massing Model


Global Green Sustainable Housing International Design Competition for New Orleans

Comprehensive prototypical study for rapid deployment/disaster resistant housing and daycare/community center.


Housing Las Vegas Affordable Housing Strategy/Implementation Study

Clark County and City of Las Vegas, Nevada


Hayden Pointe Regional Community Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

Affordable housing feasibility report for Lend-Lease Corporation, Boston, Massachusetts









The Promenade on Third Street

Urban design community workshops for a mixed-use 12-block mixed use retail/office/residential, Santa Monica, California


Santa Monica Pier

Urban design/planning for the restoration of the Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, California


United Nations Global Conference on Human Settlements


State of California Affordable Housing Study Commission


Foundation Grants

Numerous foundations grants have been obtained by Arnold Stalk for the past thirty-six years for non-profit organizations totaling over $500,000,000.


Professional Teaching Experience


University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Department of Fine Arts, School of Architecture

Professor of Architecture



Southern California Institute of Architecture

Director, Professor, Arch (Architectural Response to Community Housing) Program



California State University, Northridge

Professor of Environmental Design & Urban Planning

Master Thesis Program Coordinator




Honors and Awards

2012   “Ordinary People, Extraordinary Measures Award Community Associations  Institute 2012

2012   CNN Heroes nominee

2012   Presidential Citizens Medal nominee

2007   National Daily Points of Light Award #3442, White House, Washington, D.C.

2007   National Daily Points of Light Award from President George H.W. Bush

2005   Nominee for Volunteer Service Award, Volunteer Center of Southern Nevada

2003   Finalist/Nominee for Humanitarian, Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce

2000   Distinguished Man in Southern Nevada

1999   YMCA Outstanding Service Award

1999   “Top Ten/Local Heroes” Las Vegas City Life

1999   Clark County “Citizen of the Month” Commissioner Yvonne Atkinson Gates

1994   America’s Most Livable Community Award/City of Las Vegas: M*A*S*H Center

1992   Leslie Shaw Sr. Award/Great Western Bank

1991   Nominee, President Bush National Daily Points of Light Commendation

1990   Award of Excellence from California Council, American Institute of Architects

1988   Honor Award from Mayor Tom Bradley, Los Angeles, California

1987   Merit Award/LA Conservancy Restoration of Chernow House

1986   Top Ten Architecture award from Los Angeles Times

1985   Excellence in The Community Service Award, Los Angeles, California



University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)

University of Southern California (USC)

University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Architecture

California State Polytechnic University

American Planning Association Convention

State of California Conference on Affordable Housing

State of Nevada Commission on Substance Abuse

National Association of Children’s Hospitals and related Institutions

Southern Nevada Home Builders

American Institute of Architects, Southern Nevada Chapter

Latin Chamber of Commerce

Medical Reserve Corps of Southern Nevada

Variety, The Children’s Charity of Southern Nevada


Current Board Member

Clark County Department of Juvenile Justice Services Citizen’s Advisory Committee

SHARE non-profit 501 © 3 organization Founder/President

100 Black Men of Las Vegas Advisory Board

Variety, The Children’s Charity of Southern Nevada, Advisory Board

Downtown Cares, Las Vegas, Nevada, Advisory Board

Foundation for Recovery, Advisory Board


Service to the Community

Past Board Member/Commission Member

United Way of Southern Nevada

American Red Cross, Southern Nevada Chapter

Clark County Juvenile Justice Citizens Advisory Committee

Habitat for Humanity, Las Vegas

Habitat for Humanity, San Fernando Valley, California/founding member

Clark County Unified School District, AZAC Commission, Las Vegas, Nevada

The Shade Tree Shelter for Women and Children

Goodwill of Southern Nevada

Christmas in April, Greater Las Vegas, Founder, President

Heaven Can Wait Sanctuary/Advisory Board Member

Almost Home Adult Daycare Center

L.A. Family Housing Corp./Co-Founder, Executive Director

Southern California Institute of Architecture

State of California Commission on Affordable Housing



Tom Collins, Clark County Commissioner     702-455-3500

David Friedman, President/CEO, New Cotai Holdings     702-320-8888

Pastor Deonne Atkinson, New Bethany Family Worship Center     702-278-0305