A Guide to the Pearl M. Brickman Architectural Collection, 1977-2002 Brickman, Pearl M. Architectural Collection Ms2013-081

Pearl M. Brickman Architectural Collection, 1977-2002

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2013-081


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Processed by: Elena Herrero, Graduate Assistant, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2013-081
Title
Pearl M. Brickman Architectural Collection, 1977-2002
Physical Characteristics
6.2 cu. ft. 1 Box; 12 oversized folders.
Creator
Brickman, Pearl M.
Language
English
Abstract
Pearl Brickman (1928- ). Collection includes three design projects she developed during her years (1977-1979) at Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI Arc), and fifteen projects from her professional career (1982-2002), including project descriptions, drawings,and progress photographs.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Pearl M. Brickman Architectural Collection must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Pearl M. Brickman Architectural Collection Ms. 2013-081, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Pearl M. Brickman Architectural Collection was donated to the International Archive of Women in Architecture by the creator in 2012.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement and description of the Pearl Brickman Architectural Collection commenced in September 2013 and was completed in September 2013.


Biographical Note

Pearl M. Brickman was a double major in art and education at Brooklyn College. After graduation, she moved to Los Angeles, CA and worked as an elementary art teacher. At the age of 46 she decided to go back to school and get a Master in Architecture at Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc). After working for a year in two different offices, she opened her own firm and worked as an architect for 25 years focusing primarily on residential remodels.

Scope and Content Note

The collection includes three design projects she developed during her years in SCI Arc, including her thesis. Also present are 15 projects from her professional career ranging from 1982 to 2002. Each project has a series of hand drawn plans, sections and detail drawings. Some projects contain photographs.

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Gottlieb, Lois Davidson
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Architectural drawings.
  • Occupations:

  • Architects.
  • Subjects:

  • Architecture
  • International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA)
  • Women-owned architectural firms.

Contents List

Box-folder 1-1
Brief Biography,1986-2004, undated
Student Work,1977-1979
  • Box-folder 1-2
    Schoolwork Portfolio,1977-1979
    Scope and Content

    Includes additions to Gottlieb House, 2228 Senecia, Los Angeles. See also Lois Davidson Gottlieb Architectural Collection, Ms1997-003.

  • Oversize Map Case 35/Drawer 13/Folder 9
    SCI-Arc coursework, Second Year Study,1977
  • Oversize Map Case 35/Drawer 13/Folder 8
    SCI-Arc coursework, High Tech House and Louis Khan Inspiration House,1977
  • Oversize Map Case 35/Drawer 13/Folder 10
    SCI-Arc coursework, Center of Contemporary Expression (Thesis),1978
Box-folder 1-3
Office Records,1983-1989, undated
Box-folder 1-12
Women + Architecture Statewide Conference, San Diego, CA, Conference Handbook,1990
Project Records,1984-2002
  • Box-folder 1-4
    Project Descriptions,undated
  • Oversize Map Case 35/Drawer 13/Folder 7
    Sosner House (Sherman Oaks, CA),1982
  • Box-folder 1-9
    Oversize Map Case 35/Drawer 13/Folder 6
    Center for Law in Public Interest (CLIPI) (Los Angeles, CA),1983-1985
  • Oversize Map Case 35/Drawer 13/Folder 5
    Box-folder 1-5
    Frandzel House (Sherman Oaks, CA),1983-1989
  • Oversize Map Case 35/ Drawer 13/ Folder 7
    Wetzler House, 1983-1984
  • Box-folder 1-8
    Oversize Map Case 35/Drawer 13/Folder 3
    Beery House (Sherman Oaks, CA),1984-1986
  • Box-folder 1-6
    Oversize Map Case 35/Drawer 13/Folder 6
    Robbins House (Beverly Hills, CA),1985
  • Box-folder 1-7
    Oversize Map Case 35/Drawer 13/Folder 4
    Resch Residence (Beverly Hills, CA),1986-1995
  • Oversize Map Case 35/Drawer 13/Folder 3
    Whitney/Balmagia (Santa Monica, CA), 1987
  • Oversize Map Case 35/Drawer 13/Folder 7
    Metzger House (Santa Monica, CA),1989
  • Oversize Map Case 35/Drawer 13/Folder 2
    UCLA Daily Bruin and KLA Radio (Los Angeles, CA),1989-1990
  • Oversize Map Case 35/Drawer 13/Folder 2
    Guest House (Los Angeles, CA),1990-1991
  • Oversize Map Case 35/Drawer 13/Folder 1
    Bacal House (Los Angeles, CA), 1997
  • Oversize Map Case 35/Drawer 13/Folder 1
    Singer House,1997
  • Oversize Map Case 35/Drawer 13/Folder 1
    Blavin House (Los Angeles, CA),2002
  • Box-folder 1-10
    Oversize Map Case 35/Drawer 13/Folder 12
    Inadomi House,2002
  • Box-folder 1-11
    Oversize Map Case 35/Drawer 13/Folder 11
    Three Kitchen Designs, (includes Metzler Kitchen), 2002
  • Oversize Map Case 35/Drawer 13/Folder 11
    Ward Kitchen Remodel (Santa Monica, CA),2002

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Brickman, Pearl M.
  • Gottlieb, Lois Davidson