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• Graduated Auburn University 1975 with degree in Architecture.
• Private Practice in Architecture since 1979.
• Honored as “Citizen Architect” by the American Institute of Architects in 2010.
• Serves on the Architectural Review Board for the City of Mobile reviewing work on the 6000 buildings and homes in Mobile’s 600 square blocks of historic districts.
• Lectures for civic organizations, Odyssey Lecture series at USA, and Roads Scholars Programs on Mobile’s historic architecture and on Mardi Gras in Mobile.
• Authored Mardi Gras in Mobile published by the History Press of Charleston South Carolina in 2014
• Served as Lead Architectural Designer for the Festival of Flowers 2010-2013, the Souths largest outdoor flower and garden show.
• Has had three residential designs featured in Southern Living, Southern Homes, Victoria, Zalea, and Mobile Bay magazines as well as recently published books Contemporary Southern Homes and 21st Century Homes.
This 3-hour tour features architectural highlights from one of America’s oldest cities. Visit two of the oldest churches in the South: The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, actually proclaimed a Minor Basilica by Rome, of which there are only 64 on Earth, and Christ Church Episcopal Cathedral, which houses the finest collection of antique stained glass windows in the nation. See 600 square blocks of historic districts containing over 6,000 listings on the National Register of Historic Places and five antebellum museum homes you may choose to visit later. Opening times and weather permitting, we will visit the city’s oldest graveyard and Joseph Stillwell Cain’s grave, usually covered in Mardi Gras beads and doubloons. Cain revived Mardi Gras after the War of the Northern Aggression.