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Memorial to Enslaved Laborers, University of Virginia

Photographer: Alan Karchmer

Architect/Designer: Höweler + Yoon

Client: Höweler + Yoon

Location: Charlottesville, VA

Shoot Date:
June 23, 2020
Published Date:
August 01, 2020
A memorial for the 4,000 enslaved men, women, and children who built and maintained the University of Virginia campus for the first 40 years of it's existence. The memorial was designed by architects Höweler + Yoon, in collaboration with landscape architect Gregg Bleam, UVA fellow Frank Dukes, artist Eto Otitigbe, and the Charlottesville community, who shared their input and thoughts about the memorial in town hall meetings with the design team.
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