Julian Francis Abele (1881-1950)

Philadelphia PA, Pic of the Day 2013, Places

Julian Francis Abele (1881-1950), originally uploaded by Tom Ipri.

“The first Black graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Architecture, Abele was the chief designer for the nationally known architectural firm of Horace Trumbauer, whose commissions during Abele’s career included the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Free Library of Philadelphia on Logan Square.”