About the Project
For Homeowners and Housekeepers:
The Architecture of Minerva Parker Nichols in Late 19th Century America
In Routledge Companion to Women in Architecture
"Lady Architect": The Work and Writings of Minerva Parker Nichols in Late 19th Century Philadelphia
In Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography
January 2019. Available here.
Mill-Rae (Rachel Foster Avery House)
National Register of Historic Places Nomination
Minerva Parker Nichols: Architect Of Gender Equality
Hidden City Daily
October 2016. Available here.
Viva Minerva! Celebrating America’s First Independent Female Architect
Specialization and Significance: Assessing the Career and Works of Minerva Parker Nichols
Master's thesis, University of Pennsylvania
May 2012. Available here.
Association of Philadelphia Tour Guides
November 12, 2020
Pennsylvania Statewide Conference on Heritage
October 16, 2020
Carpenter Company of Philadelphia
July 22, 2020
Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia
April 28, 2020
Women in Architecture, AIA Philadelphia
April 17, 2020
Athenaeum of Philadelphia
Originally scheduled for March 17, 2020; postponed due to COVID-19. New date TBD.
March 6, 2020
University of Virginia School of Architecture
November 15, 2020, as part of the symposium "Architectural History at the University of Virginia: Richard Guy Wilson and Our Community of Scholars"
Lower Merion Conservancy
April 9, 2019
Society of Architectural Historians, Philadelphia Chapter
May 16, 2018
April 9, 2017