By Dreck Spurlock Wilson
An excellent source. brief bios of early Afro-American architects with photos in their signature structures.
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Philadelphia PA 1912 Philadelphia YMCA 1007 Lehigh Ave. Philadelphia PA 1912 North Branch Phipps, Henry C. 345 Lakeville Rd. Great Neck NY 1916 Now Great Neck School Admin. Bldg. Phipps, John S. “Westbury House” 71 Old Westbury Westbury Rd. NY 1911 African American architects 8 Pulitzer Bldg. Park Row & Franfort St. New York NY 1907 Rice, Eleanor “Miramar” Bellevue & Yzanga Ct. Newport RI 1930 Ritz-Carlton Hotel Broad St. below Philadelphia Chestnut PA 1911 St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Ashbourne & Old York Rds.
Inside it featured a monumental double stairway leading to a mezzanine that overlooked a 25×50 foot open court of exhibition space on the floor below. Additionally, a fully equipped hos- A biographical dictionary 1865-1945 17 Appalachian Exposition Negro Building, McClung Historical Collection Knox County Public Library pital emergency area was installed in two rooms at the far end of the second floor and staffed by doctors and nurses from Knoxville College ready to treat “colored” fairgoers in need of medical assistance.