Sawyer, Gertrude

Gertrude Sawyer

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  • Univ. of Illinois, B.S. in La. Arch, 1918
  • Special Studies in Town Planning, under Prof. J.S , Pray, of Harvard University, 1918-19 (before formal organization of the Cambridge School)
  • Smith College, Graduate School of Architecture & Landscape Architecture, M.A. in Arch. 1934

Years of practice



  • Edward Delk, Architect, Kansas City, MO
  • Horace W. Peaslee, Architect, Washington, D.C.
  • Gertrude Sawyer, Architect, Washington, D.C.

Professional organizations

  • Joined AIA in 1939

Location of architect’s archive

University of Illinois


District of Columbia, Washington D.C., residential


See Gertrude Sawyer’s entry in Sarah Allaback, The First American Women Architects (University of Illinois Press, 2008).