SAH 68th Annual Conference

Chicago at the Global Crossroads

The Society of Architectural Historians will hold its 68th Annual Conference on April 15-19, 2015, in Chicago, Illinois, at the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza. The 2015 conference (#SAH2015) includes 35 paper sessions, Graduate Student Lightning Talks, the SAH Chicago Seminar, tours of the city's architecture and landscapes, and events celebrating the Society's 75th anniversary.

The SAH Annual Conference is a forum for preeminent scholars of architecture, landscape and urban history, as well as leaders in architectural and landscape design, preservation and planning to exchange and generate ideas about designing, constructing and conserving the built environment. The conference attracts participants from around the world, creating a platform for international discussion of local, regional and global issues. Engaging with the local community—both professionals and the interested public—and addressing salient issues facing their communities is a priority for SAH. 


Early Bird registration opens Tuesday, January 6, 2015. Register early and save!


The conference takes place at the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza in downtown Chicago.

Paper Sessions

The conference's 35 sessions cover a wide range of topics on the built environment.


Kathy Sturm
SAH Director of Programs