Alexandra Lange
Architecture & design critic

Sarah Harkness and Jean Fletcher: Architecture, Family Style

Sally Harkness, Jean Fletcher, and their fellow partners in The Architects Collaborative, 1951.

The fifth and final episode of New Angle: Voice, Season 2, takes us to Six Moon Hill, a modernist cul-de-sac in Lexington, Massachusetts, where Sarah (better known as Sally) Harkness, Jean Fletcher, their husbands, and their partners at The Architects Collaborative, tried to build a suburb that could support, not isolate, working women — including themselves.

Read deeper biographies of Sarah Pillsbury Harkness and Jean Bodman Fletcher by Michael Kubo on the Pioneering Women website.