Name: Mary Ann Elizabeth Crawford
Date of Birth / Location: 1901 / Girard, Illinois
Date of Death / Location: December 19, 1988 / Springfield, Illinois
Education: Bachelor of Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 1929; Master's of Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 1930.
Firms and Partnerships Holabird and Root, 1930s; Rand McNally, 1930s; Historical American Building Survey Work, 1930s; Montgomery Ward, n.d.; Private Practice, beginning in 1959; Designed offices, factories, displays, and machinery for Lindberg Engineering Company in the 1940s.
Professional Organizations & Activities: Chair of the Women’s Architectural Club; Officer for the Society of Western Engineers; Licensed Architect with the State of Illinois, 1941; Licensed Engineer with the State of Illinois, 1943. In 1978, some of Crawford's student drawings were featured in the "Chicago Women Architects: Contemporary Directions" exhibition at Artemisia Gallery in Chicago, Illinois. In 1980, her drawings were the focus of a solo exhibition titled "American Beaux-Arts" at the Frumkin-Struve Gallery in Chicago, Illinois.
Primary Field: Architect, Engineer
- Lindberg Engineering Co., 2446 West Hubbard Street, Chicago, Illinois 1940
- Cirque Club, 2040 Lincoln Park West, Chicago, Illinois
- Mr. and Mrs. J.T. Coogan Residence, 6531 Waukesha Avenue, Chicago, Illinois