Erica Tishman (Architect Death) Bio, Wiki, Age, Married, Net Worth, Twitter, Instagram, Fast Facts You Need to Know

Erica Tishman Wiki – Bio

Erica Tishman is a noted architect and a vice president at a project management firm in Manhattan. The New York Times described her as a “lifelong New Yorker and Park Avenue Socialite”.
According to her profile on the temple’s site, Tishman 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.


Tishman received a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University in 1981, and a master’s degree in architecture from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, according to her LinkedIn profile.

Erica Tishman Family, Husband, Children

Her grandfather, the late Abraham M. Lindenbaum, was president of the Brooklyn Law School.  She is married to husband Steven the mother of daughter Julia, is the mother of three adult children who proudly posted about her sons Adam and Stuart’s engagements.

Her husband was described as ‘financial analyst with the Zayre Corporation, a self-service department-store chain with headquarters in Framingham’.

The couple had three children, now adults: Adam, Stuart, and Julia.

On her Facebook page, Tishman wrote proudly about her two sons’ engagements.

Tishman and her husband have been members of Central Synagogue in Manhattan since 1992, and Erica Tishman served as a trustee at the temple, according to its website.

Erica Tishman Death News

Tishman was killed instantly around 10:45 am on Tuesday on 49th Street near Seventh Avenue, about 500 feet north of Times Square. She was declared dead at the scene.

Police say the incident occurred outside of a 104-year-old building at 729 Seventh Avenue, a 17-story building constructed 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 Department of Buildings is investigating the incident and has engineers and inspectors at the scene.

Tishman’s office was just a few blocks away from where she was struck and killed by the falling masonry.

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