Name: Mary Long Rogers
Date of Birth / Location: 1904 / St. Louis, Missouri
Education: Degree in Landscape Architecture, University of Illinois, 1926
Firms and Partnerships Began working in private practice Metropolis, IL, 1934. Hired as a WPA landscape architect and engineer, 1937. Moved to Chicago, landscape architect for Jane Addams Homes public housing complex, 1938. Became landscape architect for the Southtown planning Commission, 1939. Subconsultant to Gertrude Kuh in the 1960s.
Professional Organizations & Activities: Mary worked with many architects including Arthur Fitzgerald, Wallace G. Atkinson, and Allan C. Williams. She was involved with the Illinois State Housing Board, the Southtown Planning Association, and the Chicago Plan Commission.
Primary Field: Landscape Architect
- Mr. and Mrs. Robert Misch House (1960) in Highland Park, Illinois
- Mr. and Mrs. Irving E. Meyerhoff (1959) in Highland Park, Illinois
- Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Morris House (1956) in Highland Park, Illinois
- Edwin Keim House (1956) in Highland Park, Illinois
- New Shawneetown, Illinois. Mary Long Rogers was involved with the planning and layout for New Shawneetown, Illinois a WPA project in which entire town of Shawneetown was moved due to severe flooding.
- Landscape architect for Jane Addams Homes public housing complex in 1938, Chicago, Illinois.
Research courtesy of Julia Bachrach Consulting.
Mary Long married Raymond Dart Whitmore, Peducah, 1929. She divorced Whitmore and Married Architect Lincoln Rogers 1938.