SAH Archipedia: Washington's Classic Buildings Completed

by SAH News | Jan 09, 2019

Johnston-Hastings House
Johnston-Hastings House (credit: Ellen F. C. Mirro)


From Seattle's Space Needle to Spokane's Riverfront Park, 235 entries covering the state of Washington have been added to SAH Archipedia. Featuring contributions from a number of architectural historians working under the guidance of state coordinators J. Philip Gruen and Robert R. Franklin, this collection surveys Washington's built environment.

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 PressOver 20,000 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 peer-reviewed essays, photos, and maps for more than 4,100 structures in all 50 states. 

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




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.
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