User:KXF

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Nice to see all your aditions to Lee Lawrie. I'll suggest that you put something, anything on your user page. This will chamge your name from a red link to a blue link - considered, at least by me - to be a good thing. (reasons upon request). Secondly, I suggest that when you are making changes all over the article, in hallf a dozen places, as you did, that you post them one change at a time. I'm sometimes fussy about what goes into articles on my watch(list) and if I'd seen something I didn't like (I did not) I'd be tempted to undo your whole edit. But I am assuming that you intend to be a serious editor, Lee Lawrie is not a rock star or a political hotbed, so welcome and I am looking forward to info from you new (2013) to be showing up all over my watchlist. Einar aka Carptrash (talk) 22:12, 3 June 2013 (UTC)


Thanks for the nice words and I'll take your advice. I hope the following is not TMI.

I am an architectural historian. I am mostly adding information from a work just published about the [United States Commission of Fine Arts]], a small federal agency established in 1910 and comprising seven presidentially appointed members prominent in architecture, landscape architecture, planning, and art who review buildings on or facing federal property in Washington, D.C. To mark the 100th anniversary of the commission's founding, it published a large-format, heavily illustrated book, Civic Art: A Centennial History of the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts. An appendix to this book contains short biographies of all 120 or so professionals who have served on the commission. I am adding factual information about these men and women, sometimes supplementing or replacing existing biographical information in Wikipedia articles and sometimes just adding a sentence about their tenure on the commission with a link to that page.