SAH 8th Annual Awards Gala Recap

by SAH News | Dec 13, 2017
2017 SAH Awards GalaThe Society of Architectural Historians was joined by 190 members of SAH and the Chicago architectural community at its 8th Annual Awards Gala on Friday, November 17, at The Racquet Club of Chicago. The Society presented the 2017 Awards for Architectural Excellence to Ralph Johnson, FAIA, retired Lt. Col. Jennifer Pritzker, and Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee. The event generated net proceeds over $105,000 to support SAH’s educational programs and publications.

Gala proceeds will provide funding support for our award-winning 
Buildings of the United States book series and SAH Archipedia, our digital encyclopedia of architecture in the United States. Funds also support the ongoing restoration of SAH's landmark headquarters, the Charnley-Persky House.

We are grateful to our sponsors, attendees, and donors for helping us celebrate the contributions this year’s honorees have made to architectural stewardship, public engagement with the built environment, and design, planning, and sustainability. Thank you for supporting SAH's mission to promote the study, interpretation, and conservation of the built environment worldwide for the benefit of all.

View event photos here.

Save the date for the SAH 9th Annual Awards Gala on 
Friday, November 2, 2018, in Chicago. We hope to see you there!

Pictured, L-R: SAH President Ken Oshima, Sharon Johnston, Ralph Johnson, retired Lt. Col. Jennifer Pritzker, SAH Executive Director Pauline Saliga, and Mark Lee.

Founded in 1940, the Society of Architectural Historians is an international nonprofit membership organization that promotes the study, interpretation and conservation of architecture, design, landscapes and urbanism worldwide. SAH serves a network of local, national and international institutions and individuals who, by profession or interest, focus on the built environment and its role in shaping contemporary life. SAH promotes meaningful public engagement with the history of the built environment through advocacy efforts, print and online publications, and local, national and international programs.

SAH thanks The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation
for its operating support.
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