Saturday, December 6, 2014

William S Pittman was an African-American architect, designed Fairmount Hgts. Housing Development for Blacks

William S Pittman was an African-American architect born in AL. Pittman attended Tuskegee Institute where he completed programs in woodwork and architectural-mechanical drawing in 1897. He then went on to attend Drexel Institute in Philadelphia where he completed the 5-year architecture and mechanical drawing program in only 3 years. He designed a number of buildings for the Tuskegee Institute and developed the Fairmount Heights housing development for blacks in the suburbs of MD.                                                                                                                    

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