Margerum attended the University of Illinois and received his architecture degree in 1955. Formerly employed with Skidmore, Owings and Merrill and Smith, Hinchman and Grylls (SmithGroup), he went on to open his own firm with offices in Detroit and Chicago.
Mr. Margerum will be featured at two of NOMA Detroit's events this fall:
"Roger Margerum's Modernist Impressions" Lecture
Tuesday, October 21, 2008, 12:00 noon- 2:00pm
Location: Kettering High School (addition designed by Roger Margerum)
AIA Continuing Education Units available
More: This is an opportunity for interaction and dialogue between college and high school students and professionals.
NOMA Detroit Lifetime Achievement Award Presentation to Roger Margerum
Tuesday, November 25, 2008, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: MOCAD (Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit)
4454 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201
More on Roger Margerum:
- See the University of Illinois African American Architecture Alumni Project interview
- Detroit Free Press article on ModelD (2007)