Parker, Marion S.

Marion S. Parker

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Birthplace

Detroit, Michigan

Education

  • University of Michigan, 1895

Years of practice

1895–1920 (estimated)

Affiliations/Firms

  • Purdy & Henderson

Major projects

  • Broad Exchange Building, Wall Street, 25 Broad Street, New York, 1900
  • Steel work, Astoria half of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York, 1897 (razed 1929)
  • Whitehall Building, 17 Battery Place, New York, 1902-04
  • Barclay Building
  • Siegel Co. 14th Street Store
  • Bank of the Metropolis

Awards, honors and press

  • "Skyscrapers Her Forte," Kansas City Star, April 12, 1905, p. 11

Keywords

New York, New York City, commercial, skyscrapers

Biography

Early life and education

Originally from Detroit, Michigan

Graduated from The University of Michigan, 1895

Career in Architecture

Civil engineer in New York

“Specializing architect”

Major Buildings and Projects

Broad Exchange Building, Wall Street, 25 Broad Street, New York, 1900

Steel work, Astoria half of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York, 1897 (razed 1929)

Whitehall Building, 17 Battery Place, New York, 1902-04

Press and Awards

Shaw, Wilfred. The University of Michigan. New York: Harcourt Brace and Howe, 1920.

“Woman Designer of Skyscrapers.” Architectural Art and Its Allies II:5 (November 1906): p. 13.

“Woman Designs Skyscraper-Miss Parker Furnished Structural Plans for Broad Exchange Building.” The Washington Post (13 January 1907): p. R2. URL: http://www.newspaperabstracts.com/link.php?action=detail&id=57983