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Luther Lemon

Luther Lemon

D.C. architect | Architect of the Capitol | Class of 2004

Truth be told, those late nights Luther Lemon spent in the studio while pursuing dual architecture degrees here weren’t so bad, after all.

“Although Flagg Hall and the architecture building were not air-conditioned and seemed to take at least week to warm up after the weather got nice in the spring, I think we all secretly loved the late nights and made excuses to stay a little longer than needed,” says Lemon, who earned his bachelor’s degree in 2004 and his master’s in 2007 before moving to Washington, D.C., where he now works for the federal agency Architect of the Capitol.

“I think my wife is sick of hearing different stories from studio. 

“My second favorite memory is the first warm day of spring on the Quad. It was awesome to see the quad packed with people playing, sunbathing and hanging out after a long winter of inactivity.”