SAH Archipedia: Alabama's 100 Classic Buildings Completed

by SAH News | Jul 31, 2018

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Alabama’s Classic Buildings is now complete on SAH Archipedia. State coordinator Robert Gamble has compiled a list of 100 of the state’s most representative buildings and sites. Featuring contributions from several scholars, this collection surveys Alabama’s built environment and includes additional linked entries highlighting individual structures within such historic sites as Tuskegee University and the Marshall Space Flight Center.

SAH Archipedia is an interactive, media-rich online encyclopedia of American architecture developed by the Society of Architectural Historians in collaboration with the University of Virginia Press.Over 18,000 building histories, photographs, maps, and essays from the Society's award-winning Buildings of the United States series are available online to SAH members and institutional subscribers in SAH Archipedia. Its open access counterpart, SAH Archipedia Classic Buildings, is available to the public at sah-archipedia.org and contains 100 of the most representative buildings of each state and lesson plans. 

Learn more about SAH Archipedia at sah.org/sah-archipedia.

Photo credit: Tuskegee University Chapel. Courtesy of the George F. Landegger Collection of Alabama Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.




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