Griffin, Marion Mahony

Pioneer American woman architect whose designs and illustrations were instrumental in securing the prize for Walter Burley Griffin in the international competition to design Canberra.

Milestone
Born
Chicago, Illinois, United States
14 Feb 1871
Arrived Sydney
1914
Died
Chicago, United States of America
10 Aug 1961
Occupation
Position
1934 - 1936
Relationship
Spouse
1911 - 1937

Griffin, Marion Mahony

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2008

The first woman in the United States to qualify as an architect, Marion Mahoney Griffin's legacy in Australia can be seen in the work done in Castlecrag, Canberra and Melbourne with her husband Walter Burley Griffin.