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.