June 9, 2016–Cart Blackwell

Cartledge Weeden Blackwell, III
Cartledge Weeden Blackwell, III was born in Selma, Alabama. Blackwell is the Assistant Director of the Mobile Historic Development Commission. His scholarly focus is on the architecture and decorative arts of the American South. Cart attended the College of Charleston (2001-2005) where he double majored in Art History and Historic Preservation & Community Planning. He received his MA in Architectural History from the University’s School of Architecture in 2008. Cart is currently working on two monographs. One focusing on artist-designer Clara Weaver Parrish is to be published by the University of Alabama Press. A second on architect George B. Rogers is the beginning stages of development.
In addition to his work with the Mobile Historic Development Commission and research endeavors, Cart also serves as the Alabama representative to the Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians, a commissioner of the State of Alabama’s Bicentennial Committee, a board member of the Friends of the Alabama Department of Archives & History, a trustee of the Historic Mobile Preservation Society, a vestry member of Christ Church (Episcopal) Cathedral, a board member of the Friends of Magnolia Cemetery, and a board member of the Friends of the Mobile History Museum.