Elizabeth Hirsh Fleisher

General Information

Occupation: Architect

Date of Birth: 1892

Date of Death: January 01, 1975

Birth City: Philadelphia

Birth State/Province: Pennsylvania

Birth Country: United States

Resident City: Philadelphia

Resident State/Province: Pennsylvania

Resident Country: United States

Sources: www.bwaf.org, communities.aia.org


Subject: Factories, theaters, apartment buildings

Subject: Automobile showrooms


Employer: Edward P. Simon

Country: United States

Employer: John Craig Janney, A. M. Davis, and D. Owen Stephens

Country: United States

Notes: research and practice in building economics and housing with John Craig Janney, A. M. Davis, and D. Owen Stephens.

Employer: Fleisher, Janney & Davis

Title: Partner

Country: United States

Employer: Fleisher & Stephens

Title: Partner

Country: United States


Name: Gabriel Roth

Project: Parkway House

City: Philadelphia

State: Pennsylvania

Country: United States

Url: http://www.preservationalliance.com/news/news-whats-historic.php

Name: Gabriel Roth

Project: The Queen Lane Housing Project

Country: United States


No apprenticeships on record


Name: not given

Description: for Parkway House


Notable Projects

Title: Parkway House Apartments

Description: High-rise apartment structure

City: Philadelphia

State: Pennsylvania

Country: United States

Url: www.designobserver.com/media/pdf/Building_of_th_1073.pdf

Notes: early 1950s


Institution: Wellesley College

Degree: Bachelors

Institution: University of Berlin

Notes: spent a year studying at the university

Institution: Smith College

Department: Cambridge School of Architecture

Degree: M.Arch

Institution: Oxford University


License: Architecture

License: Registered architect

Notes: First female architect in Philadelphia and fourth woman in Pennsylvania's history to become a registered architect

Professional Affiliations

Organization: American Institute of Architects

Role: member

Organization: Archives of American Health

Role: Editor

Organization: Intercollegiate Community Services Association

Role: Editor

Organization: The College Settlement of Philadelphia a

Role: board member

Organization: Women�s Medical College

Role: board member and architect of its newest building in the 1950s

Organization: Mayors Housing Committee

Role: secertary

Publications By

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Publications About

Title: A new and untried course: Woman's Medical College and Medical College of ...

Author: Peitzman, Steven Jay

Publication: Book

Issue: 081352816X

Publisher: rutgers University Press

State: New Jersey

Country: United States

Date Published: January 01, 2000

Url: http://books.google.com/books?id=f_-SVxIluc0C&pg=PA190&lpg=PA190&dq=elizabeth+fleisher+architect&source=bl&ots=wHxd6NZoic&sig=WESBr-bYB8gk8z-Pqvcuhe6ffrs&hl=en&ei=Y

Title: Philadelphia Architecture

Author: Thom Nickels

Publication: Book

Issue: 0738537985

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

Country: United States

Date Published: January 01, 2005

Url: http://www.amazon.com/Philadelphia-Architecture-PA-Images-America/dp/0738537985/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1270728274&sr=1-3