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Black Architect Wendell Campbell!


How many ways can a person

build a house? I wonder. But

Wendell Campbell is definitely

the architect expert. HE was

born April 27, 1927 in Indiana.

He graduated high school

as a National Honor Society Scholar.

He got drafted in to the US ARMy.

He got his BA in architecture anc city

planning from the Illinois Institute

Of Technology. He got a full scholarship

from Commonwealth Edison. ( those

full scholarships are so hard to


Wendell Campbell was president

of Campbel & Mascai, an architectural

and urban planning firm. He was the

Ceo of Wendell Campbell Associatess.

One of his projects was the

Dusable Museum of African AMerican

HIstory, the McCormick Place

expansion, the KIng Drive

Gateway, redevelopment plans
for the city of New Orleans

and the new Bronzeville Military

Academy. THe man stays busy.

MR. Campbell, was a founder

as well as first president of the

National Organization of Minority

Architects, founded in 1971.
He has served on so many things


board of the Illinois Chapter of NOMA, etc

the Cosmopolitan Chamber of Commerce,

Mercy Hospital and Medical Center,

the Black Ensemble Theater, the Chicago Chapter of the American Institute of Architects,

the Chicago Architectural Assistance Center and the South Side YMCA,etc.

Wendell Campbell is dedicated to

making the quality of affordable housing

better in metropolitian centers. That way

he is bringing 21st century technology

to today’s urban families.

my source:…e=Wendell%20Campbell


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