Tombstone Tales


Two Perspectives on Paul Revere Williams

In honor of Nevada Day (observed), this special program will provide the aesthetic and structural perspectives of the architecture of iconic, pioneer architect Paul Revere Williams. Williams’ prolific portfolio includes approximately 2,500 structures around the world. Breaking barriers, Williams’ was the first Black architect accepted into the AIA in 1923, and in 1957, was inducted as the AIA’s first Black fellow, ultimately earning the moniker: Architect to the Stars.

Speakers: Janna Ireland, Photographer, artist Carmen Beals, Associate Curator and Outreach Director | Las Vegas, Nevada Museum of Art Melvyn Green, Structural Engineer, Melvyn Green & Associates Moderated by Nevada Preservation Foundation.