From Robert Robinson Taylor to Paul Revere Williams, Black architects have contributed significantly to architecture in the twentieth century in all styles ranging from Beaux Arts through Art Deco and International Style. Although in the minority, these Black architects nevertheless completed projects both nationally and internationally; with great odds against them.
Robert Arthur King, FAIA, is an architect that has taught in the ICPS program at the New York School of Interior Design, in addition to other courses since 1988. He is a graduate of Columbia University and the Architectural Association Graduate School in London. In addition, he has published three books, ‘Faces in Stone’, ‘Animals in Stone’ and ‘Figures in Stone’. His practice is focused on the restoration of historic buildings in New York City.