Marion Mahony Griffin


General Information


Occupation: Architect

Date of Birth: January 01, 1871

Date of Death: January 01, 1961

Birth City: Chicago

Birth State/Province: Illinois

Birth Country: United States

Sources: From an article: Portrait: Marion Mahony Griffin, Drafting a Role for Women in Architecture, by Thomas Hines


Specialties


No specialties on record


Jobs


Employer: Oak Park Studio

Title: Superintendent

State: Illinois

Country: United States

Notes: The Oak Park Studio was that of Frank Lloyd Wright. Mahony became accomplished in the graphic arts, illustrating many of Wright's designs for example, the Rhodes House in Indiana


Employer: Office of Dwight Perkins

Title: Draftsman

City: Chicago

State: Illinois

Country: United States


Collaborators


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Apprenticeships


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Awards


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Exhibitions


No exhibitions on record


Notable Projects


Title: The Australia Cafe

Country: India

Notes: During this time in Mahony's career it was difficult to pinpoint her work becuase she attributed much of it to her husband, however this project was largely hers.


Title: Capitol Theatre

City: Melbourne

Country: India

Notes: During this time in Mahony's career it was difficult to pinpoint her work becuase she attributed much of it to her husband, however this project was largely hers.


Title: Castlecrag Community

City: Melbourne

Country: India

Notes: During this time in Mahony's career it was difficult to pinpoint her work becuase she attributed much of it to her husband, however this project was largely hers. Castlecrag is found on the banks of Sydney Harbor.


Title: Pioneer Press

City: Lucknow

Country: India


Education


Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Degree: Architecture

Notes: Mahony was the second woman to get a degree in architecture from MIT


Licensing


License: Licensed Architect

Organization: State of Illinois

Notes: Mahony was one of the earliest women to be licensed in Illinois


Professional Affiliations


No affiliations on record


Publications By


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Publications About


Title: American Architects and the Mechanics of Fame

Author: Roxanne Kuter Williamson

Publisher: University of Texas Press

City: Austin

Country: 190