Rediscovering Julia Morgan: California's first female architect

  • October 18, 2009 22:02

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The first woman admitted into the Ecole des Beaux Arts, Julia Morgan, designed an astounding 700 buildings during her career. What makes Ms. Morgan's life truly groundbreaking was that she was also California's first female architect. Author John Mark Wilson has written a tribute to her entitled "Julia Morgan: Architect of Beauty" showcasing her career which included Hearst Castle, the Los Angeles Examiner Building and the Riverside Art Museum.

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