Alice Davis Hitchcock Award

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The Alice Davis Hitchcock Award, established in 1949, by the Society of Architectural Historians, annually recognizes "the most distinguished work of scholarship in the history of architecture published by a North American scholar." [1] The oldest of the six different publication awards given annually by the Society, it is named after the mother of architectural historian Henry-Russell Hitchcock.

History[edit]

  • 1949 - Harold Wethey. Colonial Architecture and Sculpture in Peru. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1949.
  • 1950 - Rexford Newcomb. Architecture of the Old Northwest Territory. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1950.
  • 1951 - Anthony Garvan. Architecture and Town Planning in Colonial Connecticut. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1951.
  • 1953 - Thomas Howarth. Charles Rennie Macintosh and the Modern Movement. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, Ltd., 1952.
  • 1955 - Talbot Hamlin. Benjamin H. Latrobe. New York: Oxford University Press, 1955.
  • 1956 - Carroll L. V. Meeks. The Railroad Station: An Architectural History. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1956.
  • 1957 - Frederick D. Nichols. The Early Architecture of Georgia. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1957.
  • 1958 - Marcus Whiffen. The Public Buildings of Williamsburg. Colonial Williamsburg, 1958.
  • 1959 - Kenneth John Conant. Carolingian and Romanesque Architecture, 800 to 1200. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1959.
  • 1960 - David Coffin. The Villa D'Este at Tivoli. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1960.
  • 1962 - George Kubler. Art and Architecture of Ancient America. New York: Penguin Books, 1962.
  • 1963 - Robert Branner. La Cathedrale de Bourges. Paris: Tardy, 1962.
  • 1964 - Alan Gowans. Images of American Living, Four Centuries of Architecture and Furniture as Cultural Expression. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1964.
  • 1965 - John McAndrew. The Open-Air Churches of Sixteenth Century Mexico. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1965.
  • 1966 - Richard Krautheimer. Early Christian and Byzantine Architecture. Baltimore: Penguin Books, 1965.
  • 1967 - Richard Pommer. Eighteenth-Century Architecture in Piedmont. New York: New York University Press, 1967.
  • 1968 - Barbara Miller Lane. Architecture and Politics in Germany, 1918-1945. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1968.
  • 1970 - Franklin Toker. The Church of Notre Dame in Montreal. Montreal: McGill University Press, 1970.
  • 1971 - (no award given)
  • 1972 - H. Allen Brooks. The Prairie School. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1972.
  • 1972 - Thomas F. Matthews. The Early Churches of Constantinople: Architecture and Liturgy. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1971.
  • 1973 - Marvin Trachtenberg. The Campanile of Florence Cathedral, "Giotto's Tower". New York: New York University Press, 1971.
  • 1974 - Laura Wood Roper. FLO, A Biography of Frederick Law Olmstead. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1973.
  • 1975 - Rudolf Wittkower. Gothic vs. Classic, Architectural Projects in Seventeenth-Century Italy. New York: G. Braziller, 1974.
  • 1976 - (no award given)
  • 1979 - Abbott Lowell Cummings. The Framed Houses of Massachusetts Bay, 1625-1725. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1979.
  • 1979 - Norma Everson. Paris: A Century of Change, 1878-1978. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1979.
  • 1980 - Richard Krautheimer. Rome: Profile of a City,312-1308. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1980.
  • 1982 - Robert Grant Irving. Indian Summer: Lutyens, Baker and Imperial Delhi. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1982.
  • 1983 - Alberto Pérez-Gómez. Architecture and the Crisis of Modern Science. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1983.
  • 1984 - Paul Venable Turner. Campus: An American Planning Tradition. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1984.
  • 1985 - David Brownlee. The Law Courts: The Architecture of George Edmund Street. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1984.
  • 1986 - William L MacDonald. The Architecture of the Roman Empire: An Urban Appraisal. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1986.
  • 1987 - Dell Upton. Holy Things and Profane: Anglican Parish Churches in Colonial Virginia. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1987.
  • 1988 - David Van Zanten. Designing Paris: The Architecture of Duban, Labrouste, Duc and Vaudoyer. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1987.
  • 1989 - David Friedman. Florentine New Towns: Urban Design in the Late Middle Ages. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1989.
  • 1990 - Anthony Vidler. Claude-Nicolas Ledoux, Architecture and Social Reform at the End of the Ancien Regime. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1990.
  • 1991 - Hilary Ballon. The Paris of Henri IV. New York: Architectural History Foundation, 1991.
  • 1991 - Patricia Waddy. Seventeenth-Century Roman Palaces. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1990.
  • 1992 - Richard Etlin. Modernism in Italian Architecture, 1890-1940. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1991.
  • 1994 - Fikret Yegul. Baths and Bathing in Classical Antiquity. New York: Architectural History Foundation, 1992.
  • 1995 - Michael J. Lewis. The Politics of the German Gothic Revival: August Reichensperger. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1993.
  • 1996 - William J. MacDonald and John Pinto. Hadrian's Villa and Its Legacy. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1995.
  • 2001 - Eve Blau. The Architecture of Red Vienna, 1919-1934. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1999.
  • 2002 - Isabelle Hyman. Marcel Breuer, Architect. New York: Henry N. Abrams, Inc., 2001.
  • 2005 - Jordan Sand. House and Home in Modern Japan: Architecture, Domestic Space, and Bourgeois Culture, 1880-1930. Harvard University Asia Center Publications, 2003.
  • 2007 - John Archer. Architecture and Suburbia: From English Villa to American Dream House, 1690–2000. University of Minnesota Press, 2005.
  • 2008 - Michael W. Fazio and Patrick A. Snadon. The Domestic Architecture of Benjamin Henry Latrobe. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.
  • 2009 - Abigail A. Van Slyck. A Manufactured Wilderness: Summer Camps and the Shaping of American Youth, 1890-1960. University of Minnesota Press, 2006; and, Honorable Mention to Steven Nelson. Cameroon to Paris: Mousgoum Architecture In and Out of Africa. University of Chicago Press, 2007.
  • 2010 - Cammy Brothers. Michelangelo, Drawing, and the Invention of Architecture. Yale University Press, 2008.
  • 2011 - Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen. Alvar Aalto: Architecture, Modernity, and Geopolitics. Yale University Press, 2009.
  • 2012 - Michelangelo Sabatino. Pride in Modesty: Modernist Architecture and the Vernacular Tradition in Italy. University of Toronto Press, 2010.
  • 2013 - Jean-Louis Cohen, Architecture in Uniform: Designing and Building for the Second World War, Canadian Centre for Architecture / Éditions Hazan, 2011.

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  1. ^ Description of award