Marcia Mead (1879-1967) was the first woman to graduate from Columbia University’s School of Architecture.  She specialized in designing housing, you can read about the innovations she made in a Bridgeport, CT housing development here.   
Barnard College offers an architecture award in Marcia’s name to undergraduate students.

Marcia Mead (1879-1967) was the first woman to graduate from Columbia University’s School of Architecture.  She specialized in designing housing, you can read about the innovations she made in a Bridgeport, CT housing development here.   

Barnard College offers an architecture award in Marcia’s name to undergraduate students.