Female, born 1928-03-13

Associated with the firms network

Hastings Group, Architects; Hastings, Jane, Architect

Professional History


Draftswoman, Boeing Company, Seattle, WA, 1951-1953; Principal, L. Jane Hastings, Architect, Seattle, WA, c. 1963. Principal, The Hastings Group, Seattle, WA, c. 1979;

Hastings served as a Juror in the award in the biennial award program sponsored by the Red Cedar Shingle and Handsplit Shake Bureau in 1977; Member, International Union of Women Architects (UIFA); President, American Institute of Architects (AIA) Seattle Chapter, 1975. (Hastings was the first female President of the Seattle Chapter.) Chancellor, American Institute of Architects, College of Fellows, 1992. (Hastings was the first woman to become Chancellor of the AIA College of Fellows.)

American Institute of Architects (AIA), Seattle Chapter, Seattle Medal, 1995;



B.Arch., University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1952;

College Awards

Elected to Tau Sigma Delta Honorary Fraternity, University of Washington, Seattle (UW), Seattle,WA, 1951.



Her father was Harry C. Hastings (1888-1966), who worked as a logger and trucker; her mother was Amelia (Camille) Pugh Hastings (1897-1989). Camille's two brothers were James Calvin Hastings (1924-1985) and Harry Arthur Hastings (1926-1961).


Jane Hastings married Norman J. Johnston (1918-2015), Professor of Architecture at the UW, on 11/22/1969 in Seattle.

Biographical Notes

Professionally, she was known as "L. Jane Hastings."

PCAD id: 2845