Thursday, October 31, 2013

Detroit Scholarship Fund

The Detroit Scholarship Fund (DSF), administered by the Detroit Regional Chamber, ensures that any Detroit-resident student graduating in the spring of 2014 from a high school in the city of Detroit will have a tuition-free path to an associate degree or technical certificate at any one of five participating community colleges.

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Thursday, October 3, 2013

IMHOTEP Saturday Introduction to Architecture Program

Nine Week Introduction to Architecture Program
Saturdays 10:00am to 1:00pm October 19 - December 21, 2013
Lawrence Tech University
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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Zoo gates by black architect on Historic Register

Brent Rollins remembers his great-uncle John E. Brent as very loving and a humble man – a good guy.

But what he did not know until he became an adult was that his late great-uncle was an important architect and community leader in the City of Buffalo in the early 20th century.

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Tuesday, May 28, 2013


City of Detroit Buildings, Safety Engineering & Environmental Department (BSEED) presents a half-day information forum regarding new department processes and initiatives. The event will include presentations, question and answer sessions and a keynote speaker.

The event is FREE but registration is required.

Date: Thursday, June 27
Location: Cobo Center
Time: 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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Sunday, May 26, 2013

Alternative Career Paths in Architecture Discussion Panel. 

Alternative Career Paths in Architecture Discussion Panel. 
Brian K. Ellison, of BKE Designs
Emmanuel Pratt, Sweetwater Foundation.
Lesley Roth, Solomon Cordwell Buenz 
Bryan Hudson. 
USG Headquarters
550 West Adams StreetChicago, IL 6066
118th Floor 
May 30, 2013 
5:30 - 9:00PM
INOMA General Body
P.O. Box 87390
Chicago, IL. 60680
p. 773.234.5532
f.  Illinois Chapter NOMA

Wednesday, May 22, 2013


Hannah & Associates, Inc. (Hannah) and Neumann/Smith Architecture (Neumann/Smith) have formalized the long-standing business association between the two firms and key partners and established a joint venture known as Hannah-Neumann/Smith. The strategic partnership creates a Detroit-based, woman-owned, Minority Business Enterprise offering comprehensive architecture and interior design services. With new offices in the historic Wright-Kay Building, Hannah-Neumann/Smith can better serve current and future clients in the downtown community and play a prominent role in the City's revitalization.

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Thursday, May 2, 2013

Urban League Empowerment Center

Urban League Empowerment Center will bring first civil rights museum to 125th St. as part of $225 million mega-development
Plans call for a 400,000-square-foot complex that will include both affordable and market-rate housing, sprawling retail spaces and a new national headquarters for the National Urban League

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Monday, April 22, 2013

Malcolm X College construction to include local residents and black architect

Chicago’s new $251 million Malcolm X College will be designed by a black architect — and 12.6 percent of the 950 construction jobs will be earmarked for community residents — under a hiring preference disclosed Wednesday that was not enough to satisfy a protest leader.
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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Terrence E. O’Neal Elected to College of Fellows of The American Institute of Architects

Terrence E. O'Neal FAIA, managing principal of TONA - Terrence O’Neal Architect LLC, has been elected to the prestigious College of Fellows of The American Institute of Architects (AIA). O’Neal was selected for his achievements in architectural practice, and in AIA and community leadership.
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Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Redesigning Detroit: A New Vision for an Iconic Site

Opportunity Detroit is looking for innovative, creative, and inspired designs for a new building that will sit on the historic Hudson’s site, one of the most beloved locations in downtown Detroit.

Competition Information here

Yahoo Group "Black Architects Forum" shutting down.

Long overdue.  I will be closing the yahoo group this week.
Thanks for the continued support.

I will continue to post information of interest to black architects and designers on this blog.