How might a future owner of Madam C. J. Walker’s Villa Lewaro develop a culture-based business to increase public access and benefit? What kinds of financially sustainable and architecturally compatible uses for the mansion could fund its operation, restoration, and maintenance? These questions and more explore creative ways property owners might re-imagine this future memorial. To read the National Trust for Historic Preservation publication entitled Envisioning Villa Lewaro’s Future, please click here.
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