Erica Tishman Bio, Wiki
Erica Tishman is a 60-year-old prominent architect who was killed by a piece of debris that fell off a building facade in Manhattan. The New York Post identified Tishman as the victim in the tragic incident, which occurred on December 17th, 2019. She was deeply involved in her community and synagogue.
Erica Tishman Age
She was born on August 22nd, 1959 and died on December 17th, 2019 aged 60. Her last public post on Facebook was back on August 22nd, 2016 which thanked her friend and family for Birthday wishes. It read: “Thanks so much for all the wonderful birthday wishes. It made my day to hear from so many friends and family members, especially those far away that I don’t see often.”
Erica Tishman Education
Tishman was a very accomplished person. She had a master’s degree in architecture from Harvard Graduate School of Design, according to her biography.
She had a bachelor of arts degree from Princeton University. She was a registered architect in New Jersey and New York and an accredited professional who had a certificate in lighting design and also, was affiliated with the American Institute of Architects, New York Chapter.
Erica Tishman Career
Erica was the vice president of Zubatkin Owner Representation LLC, which is located at 333 West 52nd Street in New York City, as per the firm’s website. “Erica is an accomplished professional with over thirty years of experience in architectural design, construction, and project management,” her company bio reads.
“Her diverse portfolio includes educational, athletic, and private development projects. An effective communicator and problem solver, she has the ability to work collaboratively with an organization’s leadership to structure building projects for success. As an architect in private practice for over twenty years before joining Zubatkin, Erica developed an understanding of the project development process from programming and strategic planning through design, approvals, construction, and occupancy.”
Erica is a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees and Chair of the Real Estate Committee for the Educational Alliance, a social service agency located in lower Manhattan that serves 50,000 New Yorkers annually. She served as a board of trustees member, and chair of facilities for Riverdale Country School for twelve years and currently oversees their Capital Projects. In addition, she is a chair for the Alumni Schools Committee for Princeton University.
Back 2011, Educational Alliance wrote on Twitter: “Our honoree Erica Tishman speaks to the crowd. She first came to us when her kids volunteered w/ us!”
Erica Tishman Husband
Erica Tishman was married to Steven Howard Tishman back in 1982. According to a wedding announcement in the New York Times, she was referred to as Erica Dale Lindenbaum, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel H. Lindenbaum of New York and East Hampton, L.I. Her husband, Steven Howard Tishman is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William J. Tishman of Hollywood, Fla.
“Rabbi Benjamin Z. Kreitman performed the ceremony at the Plaza Hotel,” the announcement says. At that time, it described Erica as studying at Harvard. “Her father is a senior partner in the New York law firm of Rosenman Colin Freund Lewis & Cohen. Her mother is an associate of Dexter Design Inc. Her grandfather, the late Abraham M. Lindenbaum, was president of the Brooklyn Law School,” the announcement said.
Her husband was described as “a financial analyst with the Zayre Corporation, a self-service department-store chain with headquarters in Framingham, Mass.”
Erica Tishman Children
A biography for Tishman on the website of Central Synagogue says that Erica and her husband Steven Tishman “have been members of Central Synagogue since 1992. They have three children, Adam, Stuart, and Julia.”
On Facebook, Tishman mostly posted about her children’s engagements, at least in the posts that are visible.
Erica Tishman Death & Cause
Erica Tishman has been identified as the architect who was killed by a piece of debris that fell off a building facade in Manhattan which occurred on December 17th, 2019. She was only 60 years old. Police say that she was walking down the street when she was felled by the chunk of debris, and questions are already being raised about the building’s maintenance history. Meanwhile, tributes quickly flowed in for Tishman, who had degrees from the Ivy League and was the granddaughter of the late president of Brooklyn Law School.
Many people knew Erica Tishman, so tributes flowed on social media after her name was reported. Alan van Capelle wrote: “I am shocked that my friend and former Educational Alliance Trustee was killed today in midtown. She had an enormous and generous heart.”