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Pettersen, Eleanore Kendall (1916-2003)

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Pettersen, Eleanore Kendall (1916-2003)

Description

Eleanore Kendall Peterson was an American architect with a private practice open from 1952 to 2002. She was one of the first women in New Jersey to be licensed.

She primarily did residential architecture. She was the first woman to be elected president of the New Jersey Board of Architects, the president and regional director of the American Institute of Architects, the first female recipient of the Cooper Union's Professional Achievement Citation for Distinguished Accomplishments, the first woman to be appointed to the New Jersey State Board of Architects and the first female president of the organization, and the first woman to be resident of the New Jersey Society of Architects. She was also the president of the Bergen Country Altrusa Club, an organization for professional women.

Source

Eleanore Pettersen.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 1 Mar. 2024.

Birth Date

1916

Birthplace

Passaic, New Jersey

Death Date

2003-01-15

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Citation

“Pettersen, Eleanore Kendall (1916-2003),” Englewood Makes History, accessed July 12, 2024, https://englewoodmakeshistory.org/items/show/267.

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