Honoring Chicago's early
preservation initiators and
continuing supporters

Benefiting the restoration of
the Charnley-Persky House

Tickets $175
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Propose a session for the
69th Annual Conference

Pasadena/Los Angeles, CA
April 6-10, 2016

Deadline: January 16, 2015

Join architect Elizabeth Diller
and Dianne Harris as they
discuss architecture's
role in contemporary life

Part of the 25th Chicago
Humanities Festival
November 9


By Brooks Fellow Amber N. Wiley

cemetery views

Landscape of loss. German Guatemalans. Sensational cemetery. Underwater wonderland.

When I laid my head down in my Quetzaltenango hostel I had to laugh. I was lying down in a location I did not know existed just a month prior. This city was not on my itinerary, not even on my radar. I ended up in Quetzaltenango, called “Xela,” by residents, thanks to Lonely Planet and some tourist shuttle agency fliers.

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SAH Deadlines & Dates

Awards & Fellowships   Deadline 
Sally Kress Tompkins/HABS

Peterson Fellowship 

Call for Sessions   Deadline 
2016 Pasadena/Los Angeles    1/16 
Events   Date
SAH Awards Gala
Elizabeth Diller Talk
Alison Fisher Lecture    11/11 


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