About this Event
AIA Member: $35 | AIA Student : $15
Non-Member: General: $55 | Student: $25
Join tour leader John Templeton on an interpretive experience and learn more about National Register nominations. Identify the centrality of African Americans in San Francisco to the reunification of the United States after the Civil War; understand the development of popular Black music, literature, and public art; and contextualize the end of Jim Crowism, colonialism, and apartheid as it relates to the area. Templeton will lead attendees to seek out the work of African American craftsmen, builders, and architects; discuss the architecture of Black churches; and show how to preserve African American historic communities while preserving Black ownership and entrepreneurship.
Learning Objectives (1.5 LU Pending)
1 - Gain an understanding of African American architectural history in the western United States, with a focus on the history of Black churches.
2 - Understand the relationship of cultural heritage to community development and project design.
3 - Learn how architects can help increase African American representation in construction.
4 - Appreciate the impact of National Register nominations on Black communities.
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
Martin Luther King Memorial at Yerba Buena Gardens, 750 Howard Street, San Francisco, United States
USD 0.00 to USD 49.82