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Paul Revere Williams

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Paul Revere Williams
Education
Williams faced prejudices from society and teachers

He excelled at art and math, the two skills that he would need for his bright future.

Attended University of California and winning an important architectural design competition when he was only 25 and opened his own practice at 28.


Birth of a Legend
Born Feb 18, 1894

Orphaned at age of 4 years old

Foster family encouraged his artistic abilities

Building creations
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Here is where we drop out of the now and zoom back in the past with a metaphor.

Williams did not use computers for his works. There were none during his day. He utilized his drawing skills to create his draftings, floor plans, and elevations.

Racism was a huge issue with Williams career.
Paul Revere Williams

Architect, Artist, Legend

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