By Dreck Spurlock Wilson

African-American architects were designing and construction homes and public constructions in view that 1865. even though lots of those constructions continue to exist this present day, the architects themselves are nearly unknown. This distinct reference paintings brings their lives and paintings to gentle for the 1st time. Written by means of a hundred specialists starting from architectural historians to archivists, this publication includes a hundred and sixty biographical, A-Z entries on African-American architects from the period of Emancipation to the top of worldwide warfare II. Articles offer biographical evidence approximately every one architect, and remark on his or her paintings. sensible and available, this reference is complemented by way of over 2 hundred images and contains an appendix containing an inventory of structures via geographic position and through architect.

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