SAH | Places Prize on Race and the Built Environment

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Support the SAH | Places Prize

Help support innovative public scholarship on race and the built environment with a gift to the SAH | Places Prize, a unique collaboration between SAH and Places Journal.  

Our goal is to raise $7500 to provide research and travel funding to the next prize winner. This important collaboration spotlights public scholarship that explores the historical intersections of race and architecture and promotes meaningful public engagement with the history of the built environment.

Thank you for your generosity and support!

The SAH | Places Prize is a unique collaboration between the Society of Architectural Historians and Places Journal that supports innovative public scholarship on race, architecture, and the built environment. The prize aims to expand the contemporary discussion on race and the built environment through the production of a significant work of public scholarship to be published in Places and presented as a lecture by SAH. The SAH | Places Prize was envisioned by Charles L. Davis II, an associate professor of architectural history and criticism at the University of Texas at Austin and co-founder of the SAH Race + Architectural History Affiliate Group.

Architectural historian Ginger Nolan is the recipient of the 2023 SAH | Places Prize. On October 20, 2023, she delivered the SAH | Places Prize Lecture, "Black Capitalism and the City: African American Insurance and the Actuarial Double-Bind," at the Graham Foundation. Her forthcoming essay will be published in Places

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Watch Video of the SAH | Places Prize Lecture by Ginger Nolan

November 14, 2023
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Ginger Nolan to Deliver Inaugural SAH | Places Prize Lecture

September 14, 2023
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SAH | Places Prize Awarded to Ginger Nolan

April 28, 2022
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SAH and Places Journal Announce Collaboration on the SAH/Places Prize on Race and the Built Environment

September 22, 2021

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