born 09/08/1905

Associated with the firms network

Rodgers and Priestley, Architects; Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, (SOM), San Francisco, CA

Professional History

Partner, Rodgers and Priestley, Architects, New York, NY, 1934-1942;


B.Arch., Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 1926; coursework, Bauhaus, Berlin, Germany, c. 1930;

Graduated Princeton University, Summa Cum Laude;


Married in 1933, two children;

Rodgers, like his partner, William Turk Priestley, was fluent in German, and both served as translators to Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, when he came to the U.S. in 1937.

Associated Locations

  • Norfolk, VA (Architect's Birth)
    Norfolk, VA

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PCAD id: 1494