Lonnie Hewitt, Jr.

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Lonnie Hewitt, Jr., a native of New Orleans, LA passed away on Monday, January 25, 2021 at the age of 75. Lonnie was an alumnus of L.B. Landry High School (1964) and Southern University and A&M College (1969). He was the President and co-founder of Hewitt-Washington & Associates Architects and Planners (founded in 1978), a member of the AIA (American Institute of Architects), NOMA (National Organization of Minority Architects), and The Collaborative—a group of small business owners who advocated for economic parity and equity for all local, small and disadvantaged businesses in New Orleans. Lonnie’s hobbies included cooking, working on home improvement projects, and watching Saints football. As an expression of sympathy in lieu of sending flowers, donations may be made in his honor to NOMA’s Project Pipeline. Please be sure to indicate in the donor comments section, “In memory of Lonnie Hewitt” at the NOMA Project Pipeline Fund. You can read more about his life and legacy here.