Isabel Roberts

General Information

Occupation: Archiect

Date of Birth: May 01, 1871

Date of Death: December 27, 1955

Birth City: Mexico

Birth State/Province: Missouri

Birth Country: United States

Resident City: Orlando

Resident State/Province: Florida

Resident Country: United States


Sources: A Directory of Frank Lloyd Wright Associates: APPRENTICES 1889 to 1959 (



Employer: Frank Lloyd Wright

Title: Architect

City: Oak Park

State: Illinois

Country: United States

Notes: Roberts was part of "The Chicago Group." She made valuable contributions to the "Prairie School" work.

Employer: Ryan and Roberts architectural firm

Title: Partner with Ida Annah Ryan

City: Orlando

State: Florida

Country: United States

Start Date: January 01, 1918

End Date: December 27, 1955

Notes: Roberts continued to work until her death.


No collaborators on record


Institution: Frank Lloyd Wright Associates

City: Taliesin

State: Wisconsin

Country: United States

Start Date: January 01, 1903

End Date: January 01, 1905

Notes: Taliesin Apprentice


No awards on record


No exhibitions on record

Notable Projects

Title: Isabel Roberts House

City: River Forest

State: Illinois

Country: United States


Notes: House had been attributed to F.L. Wright since it came out of his studio.


Institution: Masqueray-Chambers, first atelier in United States

Department: Architecture

Start Date: January 01, 1899

End Date: January 01, 1902

Notes: Founder of the atelier encouraged women to study architecture


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Professional Affiliations

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Publications By

Publications About

Title: A Girl is a Fellow Here.100 Women Architects in the Studio of Frank Lloyd Wright

Author: Beverly Willis

Publication: A 15-minute Documentary Film

Publisher: Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation

City: New York

State: New York

Country: United States

Date Published: June 15, 2009