Edward Bowser Jr: NJ’s First Black Architect

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Edward Bowser Jr: NJ’s First Black Architect

May 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Please join us as local historian and architect, Mr. Frank Gerard Godlewski, discusses the life of Edward Bowser Jr. Mr Bowser Jr. was the first African American architect to work with the renowned French modernist, and among the first Black architects to work in New Jersey. He has famously designed the Ronson firm in Central NJ and the Medical Arts building in East Orange. Mr. Godlewski is currently working with PBS on a broadcast of Bowser’s life. This program takes place at Vauxhall Branch.


May 18
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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