Alice Davis Hitchcock Award

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The Alice Davis Hitchcock Book 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]

Source: Society of Architectural Historians

  • 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.
  • 1952 - Antoinette Downing & Vincent Scully. The Architectural Heritage of Newport. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1952.
  • 1953 - Thomas Howarth. Charles Rennie Macintosh and the Modern Movement. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, Ltd., 1952.
  • 1954 - Henry-Russell Hitchcock. Early Victorian Architecture in Britain. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1954.
  • 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.
  • 1961 - James S. Ackerman. The Architecture of Michelangelo. London: Zwemmer, 1961.
  • 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.
  • 1969 - Phyllis Williams Lehmann. Samothrace, Volume III: The Hieron. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1969.
  • 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 Olmsted. 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)
  • 1977 - Mary Louise Christovich; Sally Kitredge Evans; Betsy Swanson; Roulhac Toledano. The Esplanade Ridge (Vol. V in New Orleans Architecture series). Pelican Publishing, 1977.
  • 1978 - Myra Nan Rosenfeld and The Architectural History Foundation. Sebastiano Serlio on Domestic Architecture. New York: Architectural History Foundation, 1978.
  • 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.
  • 1981 - Franklin Hamilton Hazelhurst. Gardens of Illusion: The Genius of Andre LeNostre. Nashville: Vanderbilt 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.
  • 1997 - Harry Francis Mallgrave. Gottfried Semper Architect of the Nineteenth Century. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1996.
  • 1998 - Joseph Rykwert. The Dancing Column: On Order in Architecture. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1996.
  • 1999 - Marvin Trachtenberg. Dominion of the Eye: Urbanism, Art & Power in Early Modern Florence. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997.
  • 2000 - Alina Payne. The Architectural Treatise in the Renaissance. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999.
  • 2001 - Eve Blau. The Architecture of Red Vienna, 1919-1934. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1999.
  • 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.
  • 2003 - Joseph Siry, The Chicago Auditorium Building. Adler and Sullivan's Architecture and the City. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2002.
  • 2004 - Katherine M. Solomonson, The Chicago Tribune Tower Competition. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001.
  • 2005 - Jordan Sand, House and Home in Modern Japan: Architecture, Domestic Space, and Bourgeois Culture, 1880-1930. Harvard University Asia Center Publications, 2003.
  • 2006 - Christine Macy & Sarah Bonnemaison, Architecture and Nature - Creating the American Landscape. Routledge, 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.
  • 2014 - John Harwood, The Interface: IBM and the Transformation of Corporate Design, 1945–1976, University of Minnesota Press, 2011
  • 2015 - Christopher Curtis Mead, Making Modern Paris: Victor Baltard’s Central Markets and the Urban Practice, University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2012 and
  • 2015 - Richard Harris, Building a Market: The Rise of the Home Improvement Industry, 1914-1960, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012

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Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Description of award