Morgan, Julia(1872–1957) architect; born in San Francisco. Practicing independently in San Francisco, she designed more than 800 buildings, including Hearst's estates at San Simeon (1919–39) and Wyntoon (1931–42), and she influenced regional styles through her use of redwood shingle and Spanish revival style.
American architect/engineer; the first woman to study at the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris; and California’s first licensed woman architect. Her work includes several buildings for Mills College, Oakland, CA, including the reinforced-concrete campanile (1903), the library, and gymnasium (both in 1907). She designed the buildings at San Simeon, CA (1919), for William Randolph Hearst.