Tomorrow, July 17th at 11:00am, the Historic Landmarks Preservation Center
, in collaboration with the Fort Greene Association, will unveil a cultural medallion at 175 Carlton Avenue in honor of famed African-American author Richard Wright. Wright lived at the home in 1938, when he began to pen his most famous work, Native Son
All are welcome to come to the unveiling to remember and celebrate one of Fort Greene’s most famous residents. The home is between Willoughby and Myrtle Avenues.
The Historic Landmarks Preservation Center has previously installed another medallion in Fort Greene, which honors the poet Marianne Moore at 260 Cumberland St.