Olive Tjaden

General Information

Occupation: Architect

Date of Birth: 1905

Birth City: Brooklyn

Birth State/Province: New York

Birth Country: United States

Resident City: Fort Lauderdale

Resident State/Province: Florida

Resident Country: United States

Notes: first female member of the Association of American Architects

Archive/Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library

Sources: http://rmc.library.cornell.edu/EAD/htmldocs/RMA02919.html


No specialties on record


Employer: Olive Tjaden Architect

Title: Principal

Employer: Gustav Erda, Thomas W. Lamb, & Harrison G. Weisman

Title: Draftsman

Start Date: 1925

End Date: 1928


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Institution: Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

Degree: Bachelor of Architecture

End Date: 1925

Institution: New York University, New York, New York

Degree: Certificate in Industrial Design

End Date: 1940

Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge

Degree: Certificate in City Planning

End Date: 1944


License: Registered Architect (AR00001451)

Organization: State of Florida

License: Certification

Organization: National Council of Architectural Registration Boards

Professional Affiliations

Organization: American Institute of Architects (AIA)

Role: Member

Organization: Federal Housing Administration

Role: Inspector

Organization: Board of Ethics for Architects for New York State

Role: Member

Organization: Museum of Fine Arts in Fort Lauderdale

Role: Program director and member

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