Erica Tishman Wiki
Erica Tishman is a notable architect and vice president of a project management firm in Manhattan. The New York Times described it as a “New Yorker of a lifetime and Park Avenue Socialite.” According to his profile on the temple site, Tishman is a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees and President of the Real Estate Committee for the Educational Alliance, a social services agency located in lower Manhattan that serves 50,000 New Yorkers annually.
Erica Tishman Education
Tishman received a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University in 1981, and a master’s degree in architecture from the Harvard Graduate School of Design, according to his LinkedIn profile.
Erica Tishman Family, Husband, Children
His grandfather, the late Abraham M. Lindenbaum, was president of the Brooklyn Law School. She is married to her husband Steven, the mother of their daughter Julia, is the mother of three adult children who proudly published about the commitments of their children Adam and Stuart. Her husband was described as “a financial analyst at Zayre Corporation, a chain of self-service department stores based in Framingham.” The couple had three children, now adults: Adam, Stuart and Julia. On his Facebook page, Tishman proudly wrote about the commitments of his two children. Tishman and her husband have been members of the Central Synagogue in Manhattan since 1992, and Erica Tishman served as a temple trustee, according to her website.
Erica Tishman Death News
Tishman was instantly killed around 10:45 am Tuesday at 49th Street, near Seventh Avenue, about 500 feet north of Times Square. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say the incident happened outside a 104-year-old building at 729 Seventh Avenue, a 17-story building built-in 1915.
The building’s owner, Himmel + Meringoff, owns 12 commercial buildings in Manhattan, most of them in Midtown.
‘We are saddened by this tragedy and our hearts go out to the family,’ the company said in a statement to the New York Times. ‘The company will fully cooperate with the city in an ongoing matter.’
The Buildings Department is investigating the incident and has engineers and inspectors on the scene. Tishman’s office was only a few blocks from where she was beaten and killed by the masonry that fell.
Fast Facts You Need to Know
- Erica Tishman, 60, was killed on the sidewalk by falling masonry from a building
- The incident occurred around 9 am on Tuesday on 49th Street near Seventh Avenue
- The 17-story building was constructed in 1915 and has a terra cotta facade
- The building had recently been cited for damaged masonry that posed a hazard