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2019 Best of the South Call for Nominations

2019 Best of the South: Preserving Southern Architecture Award The Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians (SESAH) seeks nominations for the Best of the South: Preserving Southern Architecture Award(s). These annual awards honor projects that document, preserve, rehabilitate, restore, or educate the public about a historic property – […]

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SESAH 2019 Call for Papers and Sessions UPDATED

The Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians is now accepting abstracts for the 2019 Annual Conference, to be held in downtown Greenville, SC, October 10–12, and co-hosted by Clemson University School of Architecture. Please submit abstracts to conference co-chairs Dr. Peter Laurence (plauren@clemson.edu) and Dr. Andreea Mihalache (amihala@clemson.edu) […]

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2018 SESAH Best of the South Preservation Award

Miller Theater Rehabilitation

At the 2018 SESAH Awards Ceremony held in Manhattan, Kansas, in October, we announced that the recipient of the 2018 Best of the South Preservation Award was the Augusta Symphony for the Miller Theater Rehabilitation project in Augusta, Georgia. Completed in 1940, the Miller Theater is a beautiful Art Moderne-style […]

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2018 Publication Awards

Savannah Cover

At the 2018 SESAH Awards Ceremony in Manhattan, Kansas, we announced the recipients of our 2018 Publications Awards, including John North Hopkins at Rice University for The Genesis of Roman Architecture (Yale, 2016); Nathaniel Walker at the College of Charleston for “American Crossroads: General Motors’ Mid-Century Campaign to Promote Modernist Urban Design […]

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New Deadline: Seeking Nominations for Arris Editor

Cover of Arris

The Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians (SESAH) is seeking nominations for a co-editor or editorial team for volume 30 of its award- winning academic journal, Arris, to be published in 2019. The co-editor and book reviews editor will work with current co-editor Alfred Willis for a one-year appointment, […]

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VAF Awards

The VAF Ambassadors Awards provide funding for student groups (undergraduate or graduate) from North American institutions, with a faculty sponsor, to attend VAF’s annual conference. We hope through this program to enhance the VAF’s recruitment of students, to diversify the membership and interest in the work of the VAF, to provide […]

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Report and Commentary on 2018 SAH Conference

by Lydia M. Soo, University of Michigan, at-large member, SESAH Board This year’s SAH in St. Paul, Minnesota, offered a wide-ranging, and almost overwhelming program.  The opening evening reception was followed by two paper session days organized into seven tracks, all but one consisting of seven simultaneous sessions, and most sessions […]

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2017 Best of the South Award

Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians Best of the South Award 2017 Piedmont Flour Mill, Lynchburg, Virginia Owner: NRM, Associates (Andrew Namrow) 2011 S. Gebe Road, Arlington, VA  22204 Architect: Todd Dykshorn, Richmond, VA General Contractor: QHCI (Larry Cuff) Project Manager: Mitch Namrow Nomination Contact: Mitch Namrow, 1405 […]

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SESAH Annual Conference in Lynchburg, VA

Craddock-Terry Shoe Factory SESAH Lynchburg Click here for up-to-date information about the Lynchburg Annual Meeting. In 2017, the Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians will gather in Lynchburg, Virginia, for our annual conference, October 11-14. The conference program of plenaries, papers, and tours is set against a backdrop […]

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Lynchburg 2017 Conference Accommodations

Anne Spencer House interior Conference Accommodations SESAH Lynchburg offers two lodging options, including the Holiday Inn, our conference headquarters.  Prices are quoted below; Lynchburg’s Lodging tax is currently 5.5%, plus $1 per room, per night. Holiday Inn Lynchburg, 601 Main Street Located within walking distance of the conference headquarters, the […]

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Lynchburg 2017 Travel Information

Centrally located in the state, Lynchburg is within a day’s drive of most major east coast cities. Lynchburg is accessible via several major interstates and highways: I-81, US 29, US 460, and US 501. By Air One airport serves the Lynchburg area. Lynchburg Regional Airport (LYH), established in 1931, was originally […]

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