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Constructing Modernism: Hilyard R. Robinson’s Life and Legacy – A presentation by Kelly Quinn

Kelly Quinn looks at three examples of the work of Hilyard R. Robinson: the Langston Terrace Dwellings, his unbuilt program for the Liberian Centennial and Victory Exposition, and Lincoln Park in Washington, D.C. Robinson was an African-American architect whose most prominent work includes Langston Terrace, a modern housing program built by and for African Americans in the District of Columbia during the early part of the 20th century. Prof. Quinn is in the American studies department at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Kelly Quinn will be in residence in spring semester with the Design, Architecture, and Culture Quadrant.

This talk is also available as an audio download (.mp3 – 56.5 MB).

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See also Kelly Quinn’s interview with the Bat of Minerva.

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