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Craig Residence featured in San Fernando Valley Blog
December 17th, 2012

The San Fernando Valley Blog had an extensive article about Talton R. Craig residence and Paul R. Williams on October 10, 2012. The article includes many photographs and references the Craig entry in the Paul Revere Williams Project Gallery. For more information visit the blog (accessed December ...

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Neon Museum officially opens
October 16th, 2012

The Neon Museum Las Vegas webpage announces the grand opening of this historic collection and repurposed La Concha Motel lobby on October 27, 2012. For details about the festivities, 15-years of planning for this event, and information about their sign collection go to The Neon Museum webpage.

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Cache of Williams' Papers Discovered
August 8th, 2012

Letters, plans and other ephemera associated with the creation of St. Jude Children's Hospital in Memphis were recently discovered in The Brother I. Leo O'Donnell Archives at Christian Brothers University (Memphis, TN). Kay Cunningham, Library Director at CBU, was reviewing materials in The ...

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Paul R. Williams subject of interview on NPR
June 25th, 2012

Melissa Block interviews Karen Grigsby Bates as part of the series The Spirit of Innovation. The interviews includes sound bytes from a release party for the new book Paul R. Williams: Classic Hollywood Style by Karen Hudson, Williams' ...

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New Image of Stanwyck Residence in GALLERY
April 13th, 2012

Oakridge Estate Park shared recent photographs of the Barbara Stanwyck Residence with the Paul Revere Williams Project. These images of the home are a valuable addition to the GALLERY and research on Williams' work. Thank you to the Oakridge Estate Park Board for their interest and ...

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Article about Paul R Williams in AIArchitect
March 2nd, 2012

An illustrated article about Williams, his life and contributions to California architecture is featured in the March 2012 electronic issue of AIArchitect. With extensive quotes from Leslie Luebbers, principal investigator for the Paul Revere Williams Project, the story has links to many entries in ...

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Contributing Editor to Education section dies
January 3rd, 2012

Janna Bernheim Bernstein died in December 2011. An active member of the art education community in Memphis, Janna volunteered many hours working on the Paul Revere Williams Project education component posted on our website. Her creative enthusiasm will be missed.

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Atomic Ranch article on Paul R. Williams
June 17th, 2011

Summer 2011 issue of Atomic Ranch: Midcentury Marvels includes an article on Paul R. Williams' ranch houses. "Nick of Time: Paul R. Williams" addresses the architect's contributions to the American ranch house. Less well known are the midcentury tracts and custom homes for mere ...

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Paul R. Williams Exhibit Will Open Oct. 22 at U of M’s Art Museum
October 18th, 2010

The first museum exhibition of 20th century African-American architect Paul Revere Williams opens at the Art Museum of the University of Memphis on the evening of October 22, 5-7:30 with a public reception.  The exhibit, which continues through January 8, emphasizes the architectural talent of ...

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Rediscovered Williams’ Buildings Featured in Nevada Preservation Publication
September 17th, 2010

A recent article by Mella Rothwell Harmon, an architectural historian and preservation consultant, chronicles the rediscovery and authentication of two forgotten Paul R. Williams’ buildings in Lovelock, Nevada. (The existence of the Lovelock Inn and the Tharpe/Brinkerhoff residence were ...

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