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J.W. Robinson (b. 1927)

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Lyon, Elizabeth A


Encyclopedia article about J. W. Robinson. Robinson was a practicing architect in Atlanta for more than thirty years, as well as an educator and mentor to African American architects and other professionals. In 1995 he became the first African American architect from Georgia to be elevated to fellowship in the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Robinson's work included historic preservation in the Sweet Auburn and Martin Luther King Jr. historic districts of Atlanta, and he was a charter member of the National Organization of Minority Architects.
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