Paul S. Devrouax, Jr.

Paul Devrouax Way

September 21, 2018
Paul Devrouax, the visionary African-American architect behind many landmark DC sites — including Nationals Park, the city convention center and the building that helped rejuvenate U Street NW — now has a street dedicated to his legacy.


Paul Devrouax Way runs between 7th and 9th streets NW on G Street, adjacent to the Pepco headquarters the late architect designed in 2002. With that project, his Devrouax+Purnell architectural practice made its mark as the first African-American-owned firm to design a building in downtown DC.