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Janna Ireland discusses Regarding “Paul R. Williams: A Photographer’s View”

September 17 @ 6:00 pm

Free
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Regarding Paul R. Williams: A Photographer’s View is a photographic exploration of the work of the first AIA-certified African American architect west of the Mississippi River. Known as “Hollywood’s Architect”, Paul Revere Williams was a Los Angeles native who built a wildly successful and as an architect decades before the Civil Rights Movement. He designed municipal buildings and private homes as well as banks, churches, hospitals, and university halls. He designed public housing projects and mansions for celebrities like Frank Sinatra and Lucille Ball. In 1923, Williams became the first black member of the American Institute of Architects. In 2017, nearly forty years after his death, he became the first black recipient of the AIA Gold Medal.

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September 17
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6:00 pm
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