By Alysa Nahmias and
Benjamin Murray

Winner of the 2014
SAH Award for Film and Video

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SAH is accepting abstracts
for the 2015 Annual Conference
in Chicago, April 15-19

Deadline June 6, 2014

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Experience the Maison de Verre, Villa Savoye & the Maison Louis Carré
Special event to 
benefit SAH Archipedia

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Members in the News

SAH Deadlines & Dates

Awards & Fellowships   Deadline 
SAH/Mellon Author Awards     6/1
H. Allen Brooks
Travelling Fellowship
Call for Papers
2015 Annual Conference
SAH in Paris    7/11-7/12
Croatia Study Tour


By Sandy Isenstadt via Places Journal

Great White Way
The lights of New York dazzled Vladimir Mayakovski when he came to visit in 1925. The revolutionary poet of modernism felt “a constant electrical breeze” in the great city, powering trains to the horizon and elevators to the stars, igniting the metropolitan elements; "the buildings are glowing with electricity,” he wrote. Bewitched, he stared hard into the dizzying views, his vision racing down the vanishing streets netted with wires and lights. [1] For Mayakovski, New York in the early 20th century was the frenzied heart of modernity, the new world metropolis where the self-conscious avant-garde aesthetic experiment of the old world was eclipsed by the unblinking gaze of blazing lamps, as if the white-hot heart of human consciousness itself were on display. 


  • Tour of Ironworks Studio with Andrew T Crawford

    Atlanta | Dates: 17 May, 2014
    Join Art Partners for a private tour of Andrew T Crawford Ironworks, owned and operated by Atlanta artist Andrew Crawford. While touring the studio guests will experience the day-to-day processes, challenges, and techniques used in the creation of functional artistic and industrial objects.
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  • A Walk Through Time: Tour the Mansions of Historic Prairie Avenue!

    Chicago | Dates: 08 Jun, 2014
    This very special tour, the annual benefit for Glessner House Museum, presents attendees with the rare opportunity to visit the interiors of several historic homes along Prairie Avenue. Visitors will be treated to a breath-taking array of beautifully carved wood moldings, leaded glass windows, and fireplaces in elaborate tile, mosaic, and marble. The Glessner and Clarke House Museums are also included on the tour as well as historic Second Presbyterian Church, with its important arts and crafts interior and collection of windows including nine by Tiffany and two by William Morris. Following the tour, attendees are invited to return to the coach house of the museum for a reception and silent auction, featuring theatre tickets, Chicago memorabilia, collectibles, architectural fragments, and other items of interest.
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  • Private Tour: Saint Ignatius College Prep and Architectural Fragment Collection

    Chicago | Dates: 21 May, 2014
    Explore the incredible campus of Saint Ignatius College Prep, designated a Chicago landmark in 1987, and the recipient of a National Honor Award from the National Trust for the quality of its ongoing restoration. View a breathtaking array of architectural fragments beautifully displayed in the various buildings and gardens, and join us for a wine and cheese reception in the elaborately carved Brunswick Room with its 32 foot ceilings and elaborately carved Eastlake-style cabinetry.
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