Built by Blacks: African American Architecture and Neighborhoods in Richmond

$19.99
  • Overview
  • Details
  • Author
  • Reviews
Overview
Richmond's vast and varied collection of architecture provides an archive of African American history. Author Selden Richardson explains how iconic symbols of old Richmond and the generations of black laborers who helped assemble it are embodied in both the preserved and the forgotten architecture of the city.
Details
ISBN: 9781596294592
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
Date:
State: Virginia
Series: American Heritage
Images: 76
Pages: 0
Dimensions:
Author
Selden Richardson is a Richmond native who writes and lectures about the city's architecture and history and is the author of Built by Blacks: African American Architecture and Neighborhoods in Richmond (The History Press, 2008). He holds master's degrees from Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of Richmond and is the former archivist for Architectural Records at the Library of Virginia. Richardson lives in Richmond with his wife, Karri; their daughter, Lelia; and an obstreperous golden retriever named Wyatt.
Reviews