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ReadersMagnet Exhibited Ronald Lee Harden’s Book on Architectural Black History at Prestigious Book Events

The “Untold Architectural Black History of Tampa, Florida” book fascinates participants at the NYLA 2022 and Book Confab.

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“As an architect you design for the present, with an awareness of the past, for a future which is essentially unknown.” Norman Foster

Author Ronald Lee Harden’s “Untold Architectural Black History of Tampa, Florida: My 36-Year Architectural Career in Tampa” was featured by self-publishing company ReadersMagnet at the ReadersMagnet Book Confab in Tribeca, New York, last October 28-30, 2022, and the New York Library Association (NYLA) 2022 Annual Conference & Trade Show last November 3-4, 2022, at the Saratoga Springs City Center, New York.

The two separate book events generated hundreds of participants, all joining in to show support and advocate for the love of literature and the library community of New York. Both events were successfully prominent. The Book Confab was the first-ever pop-up book affair of ReadersMagnet in Tribeca. At the same time, the NYLA 2022 generated hundreds of guests supporting New York’s library services and was said to be the largest library conference held on the East Coast.

The “Untold Architectural Black History of Tampa, Florida: My 36-Year Architectural Career in Tampa” book of Ronald Lee Harden was among the distinguished books showcased by ReadersMagnet. The book is a fascinating take on the subject of architectural history, particularly from the perspective of the involvement of the author Ronald Lee Harden in the community of Tampa, Florida.

The book highlighted some landmark projects the author has been involved in that have helped develop Tampa’s landscape. Some projects include the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, Gaither and Bloomingdale High Schools, the Harbour Island project, Mobley Park, and Osbourne Landing Apartments.

Take a step back in time and explore some of Tampa, Florida’s remarkable architecture through the eyes of Ronald Lee Harden. Order the book “Untold Architectural Black History of Tampa, Florida,” on ReadersMagnet Bookstore, Amazon, or visit the author’s website at

“Untold Architectural Black History of Tampa, Florida: My 36-Year Architectural Career in Tampa”
Author | Ronald Lee Harden
Published date | February 15, 2022
Publisher | ReadersMagnet, LLC
Book Genre | Black History

Author Bio

Ronald Lee Harden’s love for architecture was ignited from high school drafting classes. After graduating, he worked as an apprentice carpenter and then enrolled at Hillsborough Community College to pursue an associate degree in architectural construction technology. He was the first black person to obtain that degree.

After a brief stint in the Marines, he found work as an architectural draftsman, job captain, and later project manager at the Tampa office of the architectural firm MJS&H.

The author resides in Riverside Heights in Tampa, Florida. Before the economy slowed down, he worked as a project manager for local architectural firms. He spends his time designing artwork and is currently writing a suspense novel.

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