Gail Fenske

Roger Williams University, Professor of Architecture


Gail Fenske is author of The Skyscraper and the City: The Woolworth Building and the Making of Modern New York (University of Chicago Press, 2008) and several essays on the skyscraper in scholarly books, among them Skyscraper Gothic (2017), The American Skyscraper: Cultural Histories (2005), and The Landscape of Modernity (1997). She is currently at work on the book “Skyscrapers” for the Library of Congress and a skyscrapers bibliography for Oxford University Press. She is Professor of Architecture in the School of Architecture, Art & Historic Preservation at Roger Williams University, and has held visiting professorships at Wellesley and MIT.

Gail Fenske


Annual Conference, Presenter (Chicago 2019)

First Skyscrapers Symposium, Steering Committee (2019)