Anderson Holman
Sangamon Valley Collection (previously approved use for Bicentennial Plaza)
Details about Anderson Holman
Date Period: 1856 - 1935
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Brief Description: Builder, Designer, Community Leader, Housing Rights Advocate
Origin: Springfield
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​Anderson Holman

​Anderson Holman and his family developed Springfield properties to provide affordable housing for people of modest means. His designs and business practices made home ownership a reality for African Americans and immigrants in a time when discrimination limited many to poor-quality rental housing.