1872 - Born on the 20th of January in San Francisco, California.
1894 - She graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a degree in engineering and then studied architecture privately under the local architect Bernard Maybeck, who encouraged her aspirations.
1896 - She went to Paris.
1898 - Became the first woman to be enrolled in the architecture section of the École des Beaux-Arts.
1902 - She became the first woman in the state to be granted an architect's license.
1904 - She opened her own architectural office.
1906 - The devastation of the San Francisco earthquake provided her with the opportunity to design hundreds of homes and many churches, office buildings, and educational buildings in the Bay area.
1908-1910 - Designed St. John's Presbyterian Church in Berkeley.
1919 - Commissioned her to build a country house that came to be known as Hearst Castle at his family ranch at San Simeon, California.
1957 - Died on the 2nd of February in San Francisco.
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