Louise Blanchard Bethune

Architect

1856 – 1913

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Who was Louise Blanchard Bethune?

Louise Blanchard Bethune was the first American woman known to have worked as a professional architect. She was born in Waterloo, New York. Blanchard worked primarily in Buffalo, New York and partnered with her husband at Bethune, Bethune & Fuchs.

Her work includes the Hotel Lafayette. The Buffalo Meter Company Building was renamed Bethune Hall in her honor by the University at Buffalo. It is now being redeveloped into the Bethune Lofts.

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Born
Jul 21, 1856
Seneca County
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Dec 18, 1913
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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