Past Recipients

Alice Davis Hitchcock Book Award Recipients

2022 Ünver Rüstem, Ottoman Baroque: The Architectural Refashioning of Eighteenth-Century Istanbul, Princeton University Press, 2019
2022  Honorable Mention: Aurelia Campbell, What the Emperor Built: Architecture and Empire in the Early Ming, University of Washington Press, 2020
2021  Nancy Shatzman Steinhardt, Chinese Architecture: A History (Princeton University Press, 2019)
2020 Peter H. Christensen, Germany and the Ottoman Railways: Art, Empire and Infrastructure (Yale University Press, 2017)
2019 Madhuri Desai, Banaras Reconstructed: Architecture and Sacred Space in a Hindu Holy City (University of Washington Press, 2017)
2018  Kathryn E. O’Rourke, Modern Architecture in Mexico City: History, Representation, and the Shaping of a Capital (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2016) 
2018  Mrinalini Rajagopalan, Building Histories: The Archival and Affective Lives of Five Monuments in Modern Delhi (The University of Chicago Press, 2016)
2017  Meredith Cohen, The Sainte-Chapelle and the Construction of Sacral Monarchy: Royal Architecture in Thirteenth-Century Paris (Cambridge University Press, 2015)
2016 Amy F. Ogata, Designing the Creative Child: Playthings and Places in Midcentury America (University of Minnesota Press, 2013)
2015 Richard Harris, Building a Market: The Rise of the Home Improvement Industry, 1914-1960 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012)
2015 Christopher Curtis Mead, Making Modern Paris: Victor Baltard’s Central Markets and the Urban Practice (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2012) 
2014 John Harwood, The Interface: IBM and the Transformation of Corporate Design, 1945­–1976 (University of Minnesota Press, 2011)
2013 Jean-Louis Cohen, Architecture in Uniform: Designing and Building for the Second World War (Canadian Centre for Architecture/ Éditions Hazan, 2011)
2013 (Honorable Mention) Heather Hyde Minor, The Culture of Architecture in Enlightenment Rome (The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2010)
2012 Michelangelo Sabatino, Pride in Modesty: Modernist Architecture and the Vernacular Tradition in Italy (University of Toronto Press, 2010)
2011 Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen, Alvar Aalto: Architecture, Modernity, and Geopolitics (Yale University Press, 2009)
2010 Cammy Brothers, Michelangelo, Drawing, and the Invention of Architecture (Yale University Press, 2008)
2009 Abigail A. Van Slyck, A Manufactured Wilderness: Summer Camps and the Shaping of American Youth, 1890-1960 (University of Minnesota Press, 2006)
2009 (Honorable Mention) Steven Nelson, From Cameroon to Paris: Mousgoum Architecture In and Out of Africa (University of Chicago Press, 2007)
2008 Michael W. Fazio and Patrick A. Snadon, The Domestic Architecture of Benjamin Henry Latrobe (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006)
2007 John Archer, Architecture and Suburbia: From English Villa to American Dream House, 1690–2000 (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2005)
2006 Christine Macy & Sarah Bonnemaison, Architecture and Nature - Creating the American Landscape (Routledge, 2003)
2005 Jordan Sand, House and Home in Modern Japan: Architecture, Domestic Space, and Bourgeois Culture, 1880-1930 (Harvard University Asia Center Publications, 2003)
2004 Katherine M. Solomonson, The Chicago Tribune Tower Competition (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001)
2003 Joseph Siry, The Chicago Auditorium Building. Adler and Sullivan’s Architecture and the City (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2002)
2002 Sibel Bozdogan, Modernism and Nation-Building: Turkish Architectural Culture in the Early Republic (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2001)
2002 Isabelle Hyman, Marcel Breuer, Architect (New York: Henry N. Abrams, Inc., 2001)
2001 Eve Blau, The Architecture of Red Vienna, 1919-1934 (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1999)
2000 Alina Payne, The Architectural Treatise in the Renaissance (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999)
1999 Marvin Trachtenberg, Dominion of the Eye: Urbanism, Art & Power in Early Modern Florence (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997)
1998 Joseph Rykwert, The Dancing Column: On Order in Architecture (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1996)
1997 Harry Francis Mallgrave, Gottfried Semper Architect of the Nineteenth Century (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1996)
1996 William L. MacDonald and John Pinto, Hadrian’s Villa and Its Legacy (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1995)
1995 Michael J. Lewis, The Politics of the German Gothic Revival: August Reichensperger (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1993)
1994 Fikret Yegul, Baths and Bathing in Classical Antiquity (New York: Architectural History Foundation, 1992)
1992 Richard Etlin, Modernism in Italian Architecture, 1890-1940 (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1991)
1991 Patricia Waddy, Seventeenth-Century Roman Palaces (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1990)
1991 Hilary Ballon.,The Paris of Henri IV (New York: Architectural History Foundation, 1991)
1990 Anthony Vidler, Claude-Nicolas Ledoux, Architecture and Social Reform at the End of the Ancien Regime (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1990)
1989 David Friedman, Florentine New Towns: Urban Design in the Late Middle Ages (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1989)
1988 David Van Zanten, Designing Paris: The Architecture of Duban, Labrouste, Duc and Vaudoyer (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1987)
1987 Dell Upton, Holy Things and Profane: Anglican Parish Churches in Colonial Virginia (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1987)
1986 William L MacDonald, The Architecture of the Roman Empire: An Urban Appraisal (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1986)
1985 David Brownlee, The Law Courts: The Architecture of George Edmund Street (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1984)
1984 Paul Venable Turner, Campus: An American Planning Tradition (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1984)
1983 Alberto Perez-Gomez, Architecture and the Crisis of Modern Science (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1983)
1982 Robert Grant Irving, Indian Summer: Lutyens, Baker and Imperial Delhi (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1982)
1981 Franklin Hamilton Hazelhurst, Gardens of Illusion: The Genius of Andre LeNostre (Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 1980)
1980 Richard Krautheimer, Rome: Profile of a City, 312-1308 (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1980)
1979 Norma Evenson, Paris: A Century of Change, 1878-1978 (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1979)
1979 Abbott Lowell Cummings, The Framed Houses of Massachusetts Bay, 1625-1725 (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1979)
1978 Myra Nan Rosenfeld and The Architectural History Foundation, Sebastiano Serlio on Domestic Architecture (New York: Architectural History Foundation, 1978)
1977 Mary Louise Christovich, Sally Kittredge Evans, Betsy Swanson and Roulhac Toledano, The Esplanade Ridge (Vol. V in New Orleans Architecture series) (Pelican Publishing, 1977)
1976 No award given this year
1975 Rudolf Wittkower, Gothic vs. Classic, Architectural Projects in Seventeenth-Century Italy (New York: G. Braziller, 1974)
1974 Laura Wood Roper. FLO, A Biography of Frederick Law Olmsted. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1973.
1973 Marvin Trachtenberg, The Campanile of Florence Cathedral, "Giotto's Tower" (New York: New York University Press, 1971)
1972 Thomas F. Mathews, The Early Churches of Constantinople: Architecture and Liturgy (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1971)
1972 H. Allen Brooks, The Prairie School, Frank Lloyd Wright and his Mid-Western Contemporaries (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1972)
1971 No award given this year
1970 Franklin Toker, The Church of Notre-Dame in Montreal: An Architectural History (Montreal: McGill University Press, 1970)
1969 Phyllis Williams Lehmann, Samothrace, Volume III: The Hieron (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1969)
1968 Barbara Miller Lane, Architecture and Politics in Germany, 1918-1945 (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1968)
1967 Richard Pommer, Eighteenth-Century Architecture in Piedmont (New York: New York University Press, 1967)
1966 Richard Krautheimer, Early Christian and Byzantine Architecture (Baltimore: Penguin Books, 1965)
1965 John McAndrew, The Open Air Churches of Sixteenth Century Mexico, Atrios, Posas, Open Air Chapels, and Other Studies (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1965)
1964 Alan Gowans, Images of American Living, Four Centuries of Architecture and Furniture as Cultural Expression (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1964)
1963 Robert Branner, La Cathédrale de Bourges et Sa Place Dans L'Architecture Gothique (Paris: Tardy, 1962)
1962 George Kubler, Art and Architecture of Ancient America (New York: Penguin Books, 1962)
1961 James Ackerman, The Architecture of Michelangelo (London: Zwemmer, 1961)
1960 David Coffin, The Villa D’Este at Tivoli (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1960)
1959 Kenneth J. Conant, Carolingian and Romanesque Architecture, 800 to 1200 (Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1959)
1958 Marcus Whiffen, The Public Buildings of Williamsburg, Colonial Capital of Virginia; an Architectural History (Williamsburg, Va.: Colonial Williamsburg, 1958)
1957 Frederick D. Nichols, The Early Architecture of Georgia (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1957)
1956 Carroll L. V. Meeks, The Railroad Station: An Architectural History (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1956)
1955 Talbot Hamlin, Benjamin Henry Latrobe (New York: Oxford University Press, 1955)
1954 Henry-Russell Hitchcock, Early Victorian Architecture in Britain (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1954)
1953 Thomas Howarth, Charles Rennie Macintosh and the Modern Movement (London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, Ltd., 1952)
1952 Antoinette Downing and Vincent Scully, The Architectural Heritage of Newport (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1952)
1951 Anthony Garvan, Architecture and Town Planning in Colonial Connecticut (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1951)
1950 Rexford Newcomb, Architecture of the Old Northwest Territory (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1950)
1949 Harold Wethey, Colonial Architecture and Sculpture in Peru (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1949)

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