“Community in Alabama: Architecture for Living Together” to be subject of Feb. 21 lecture at AU museum

AUBURN – Historic preservationist Alice Bowsher will present a lecture on her latest book, “Community in Alabama: Architecture for Living Together,” on Thursday, Feb. 21, at 5 p.m., at Auburn University’s Jule Collins Smith Museum.

The book focuses on Alabama buildings and places that express community identity and shape the way we live together and is a sequel to “Alabama Architecture: Looking at Building and Place.” Both publications were sponsored by the Alabama Architectural Foundation.

Bowsher has been active in historic preservation in Alabama for more than 25 years. She has served the Alabama National Register Review Board, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Birmingham Historical Society and the Vulcan Park Foundation Board. Sponsored by the Auburn University Center for Arts and Humanities, she served as Draughon lecturer in state and local history.

A book signing and reception with cash bar will follow the lecture, courtesy of the Auburn College of Architecture, Design and Construction who is cosponsoring the event with the Alabama Architectural Foundation.

Contact: Lee Dow, (334) 844-4529