Meet the black architect who designed Duke University 37 years before he could have attended it – Curbed

In 1942, when the long-practicing architect finally gained entry to the American Institute of Architects, the director of Philadelphia’s Museum of Art, a building which Abele helped conceive in a classical Greek style, called him “one of the most sensitive designers anywhere in America.”

 

Source: Meet the black architect who designed Duke University 37 years before he could have attended it – Curbed

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