Dorothy Brink Ingemann (1903-1991)


Ingemann, Dorothy Brink

Personal Information

Birth/Death:    d. Apr. 2, 1991
Gender:    Female
Occupation:    American architect
Location:    St. Paul, MN

AIA Affiliation

Not a member of the AIA.

Biographical Sources

Biographical Information:
Contributed by Northwest Architectural Archives, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis
Dorothy Brink was born about 1903 and raised in St. Paul. She was among the first women to graduate from the University of Minnesota School of Architecture, in 1925. The following year, she began working for William Ingemann as a draftsman and married him in 1927. Together, they designed the prestigious Lowell Inn (originally Sawyer Hotel) in Stillwater, Minnesota, in 1927 and spent their honeymoon there. The Ingemanns traveled extensively and wrote a book entitled Minor Architecture of Worcestershire, published in 1938. Dorothy retired with her husband from architectural practice in 1961. She died in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, on April 2, 1991.

Related Records

Partner and spouse of William M. Ingemann

Archival Holdings

Northwest Architectural Archives, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis
       William Ingemann papers (N 67)
       Collection contains preliminary and working drawings for approximately 230 structures designed by architect William Ingemann, in addition to business records, personal correspondence, photographs and a scrapbook, Ingemann's published articles and a copy of his book, Minor Architecture of Worcestershire.
       For more information https://www.lib.umn.edu/naa