Name: Helen Bishoff
Date of Death / Location: Interior Architect for Marshall Field & Co. in 1939
Name: marya Lilien
Date of Death / Location: Marya Lilien was the first woman to apprentice with Frank Lloyd Wright.
Professional Organizations & Activities: Marya Lilien established an interior architecture program at the Art Institute of Chicago (1941).
Name: Aileen Anderson Colville
Date of Birth / Location: November 1, 1905 / Illinois
Date of Death / Location: September 22, 1983 / Oak Park, Illinois
Date of Death / Location: Architect for Sears, Roebuck & Co., 1937 (According to "Houses by Mail: A Guide to Houses from Sears, Roebuck & Company" by Katherine Cole Stevenson and H. Ward Jandl.) Aileen was part of the Modern Homes Division at Sears, Roebuck, & Co.
Professional Organizations & Activities: Chicago Women's Architectural Club (CWA), Secretary.
Name: Ethel Vera Lund
Date of Birth / Location: February 28, 1893 / Chicago, Illinois
Date of Death / Location: 1977 / Lodi, Wisconsin
Education: Bachelor's of Science, University of Chicago, 1916
Date of Death / Location: Draftsman for A.G. Lund (her father's firm); engineer for Howard D. Clary, an architect.
Professional Organizations & Activities: Architect licensed in Illinois; Chicago Women's Architectural Club (CWA); Women's Council of the Western Society of Engineers.
Name: Fredericka McNess Rosengren
Education: School of Architecture, University of Illinois
Date of Death / Location: Solomon, Cordwell and Buenz & Associates Architects, Chicago, Illinois The Office of Fredericka M. Rosengren
Name: Alyce J. Knight
Date of Birth / Location: January 7th 1933
Date of Death / Location: February 10, 2020
Education: Alyce earned her Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from Columbia University; She received her Master’s degree in Interior Architecture from Northwestern University; She also received a Doctorate of Education from Teachers College at Columbia University
Date of Death / Location: Art and Design High School in New York City, Triton College in Illinois and the New York Institute of Technology in Westbury
Professional Organizations & Activities: Joined AIA in 1978.
Name: Dorothy Turck Hill
Date of Birth / Location: March 26, 1924 / Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Date of Death / Location: December 15, 2017 / Tenafly, New Jersey
Education: Graduated from Skidmore College, New York. Degree in Architecture, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1948. Also graduated from the School of Visual Arts, New York.
Date of Death / Location: Worked with Daniel Brenner (1958-1961) to complete home renovations, office buildings, renovations & art shoes and Chicago Art Institute. Worked with Mies Van der Rohe, who she met during her time at IIT, to design architectural elements.
Professional Organizations & Activities: Taught architecture for "many years," and freelanced in illustration and related fields.
Name: Luigi Louise Mumford
Date of Birth / Location: Chicago, Illinois (1931)
Education: University of Colorado; School of Architecture, Cornell University .
Date of Death / Location: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM)
Awards & Honors: Specialist for AIC, Curator, Archivist
Name: Bernice Ropiequet Goedde
Date of Birth / Location: June 11, 1902 / East Saint Louis, Illinois
Date of Death / Location: August 25, 1983 / Carbondale, Illinois
Education: Bachelor of Architecture, Washington University, 1922
Date of Death / Location: Boyer & Baum, Draftsperson, 1922-23; Widmer Engineering Co., Draftsperson, St. Louis, 1923-24; Goedde Lumber Co., General Manager; Private practice beginning in 1924
Professional Organizations & Activities: President of Illinois Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs; President of the American Association of University Women; First woman to be elected to and later President of the East Saint Louis School Board; City Planning Commission of East St. Louis, 1960; Member of the East St. Lois Chamber of Commerce; Senior Architect for Southern Illinois University; Served on the committee which oversaw the development of the SIU-Edwardsville Campus; First woman to attend the Johns-Manville Institute; Member of the Illinois Post-War Planning Commission
Name: Pao-Chi Chang
Date of Death / Location: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM); Alfred Swenson Pao-Chi Chang Architects
Professional Organizations & Activities: Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Professor; One of the founders of Chicago Women in Architecture (CWA)