Paul R. Williams, Architect: A Legacy of Style

Paul R. Williams, Architect: A Legacy of Style

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by Karen E. Hudson
     
 

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Library Journal - Library Journal
One of the most prominent African-American architects in America, Williams was one of very few to attain fellowship status in the American Institute of Architects. He practiced in his native city, Los Angeles, for 50 years, from the 1920s to the 1960s, during which time he designed all manner of commissions: from trendy restaurants to post offices to private residences, including that of Frank Sinatra. Stylistically, his work ran the gamut from the most conservative historic revivalism to the most futuristic modern design. This loving tribute and compendium of his work is presented to us by his granddaughter. Recommended for academic libraries and large architecture collections.-- Peter Kaufman, Boston Architectural Ctr.

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ISBN-13:
9780847822423
Publisher:
Rizzoli
Publication date:
01/19/2000
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
9.18(w) x 12.22(h) x 0.75(d)
Lexile:
1310L (what's this?)

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Paul R. Williams, Architect: A Legacy of Style 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Que14kt More than 1 year ago
I thought this work was well put together and captured the key projects Mr. Williams is noted for and it also added a few others. the detailing and creative forms justifies the name..."A Legacy of Style." I now own all of the books I am aware of relative to Paul Williams. Small Homes of Tomorrow is another work by the architect that is well done and uniquely captures the flowing theme in his work and simplicity with elegance Williams is well known for.//Chuck