Built by Blacks: African American Architecture and Neighborhoods in Richmond
Selden Richardson, Maurice Duke
The History Press, 2008 - Architecture - 192 pages
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.
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