Female, born 1908-02-05, died 1984-05

Associated with the firm network

Allen, Floria Sofie, Architect

Professional History

Partner, Lowell V. Casey, Architect, Seattle, WA, 1932- ;

Student drawings of Frontier Air Station and a Sculptor's Studio and Residence are held in the University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division. (See "Flora S. Allen student drawing of a frontier air station,"Accessed 06/05/2014, and "Flora S. Allen student drawing of the facade of a sculptor's studio and residence," dated 05/13/1929,Accessed 06/05/2014.) The former drawing was a fifth-year project, the latter a junior year one. Both drawings were awarded a 1st mention.


B.Arch., University of Washington (UW), Seattle, WA, 1931.

She won the Architecture Traveling Scholarship along with two others, Perry Johanson (1910-1981) and Kenneth Anderson.


Born in CA, Flora Allen came to Seattle, by at least 1929, as the UW archival drawing mentioned in this record was dated 05/13/1929. From at least 1938-1940, Flora and Lowell lived in a duplex at 2223 Harvard Avenue North that they owned; the other unit was occupied by Lowell's mother Maude (born c. 1872 in IL) and sister, Helen (born c. 1897 in IL), who rented it for $15 per month. Lowell and Flora Casey resided and worked at 1644 10th Avenue North in Seattle in 1960. Flora Allen Casey last lived in the 98102 zip code of Seattle.

On 08/01/1936, Flora married Lowell V. Casey (born 11/13/1900 in Bloomington, IL-d. 05/1971 in Seattle), an architect practicing in Seattle, WA. According to the US Census of 1940, she assisted him with his practice's commissions; she had five years of university architectural training, he had only three years of high school before following the apprenticeship route.

She and Lowell had a daughter, Louise F. Casey Ware, (1938-1995) in Seattle. She married James E. Ware on 04-06-1966.

SSN: 539-46-5740. From 1936-1984, she went by her married name, "Flora Casey."

Associated Locations

  • Seattle, WA (Architect's Death)
    Seattle, WA

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