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Anna Pendleton Schenck circa 1915
Anna Pendleton Schenck circa 1915

Anna Pendleton Schenck (January 8, 1874 - April 29, 1915) was an architect. She was the business partner of Marcia Mead (1879-1967) and they started the first female architectural firm in New York City in 1914. They were successful from the very start. They won the City Club prize which gave them national recognition.

Biography

She was born on January 8, 1874 in Brooklyn, New York to Noah Hunt Schenck and Ann Pierce Pendleton.

She attended Columbia University and was one of the first female graduates.

She died on April 29, 1915 at New York Hospital.

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