UMW Announces 2014 Historic Preservation Book Prize

The Center for Historic Preservation awarded the 2014 Historic Preservation Book Prize to "Old Buildings New Forms: New Directions in Architectural Transformations" by Françoise Astorg Bollack.

The University of Mary Washington Center for Historic Preservation has awarded the 2014 Historic Preservation Book Prize to “Old Buildings New Forms: New Directions in Architectural Transformations” by Françoise Astorg Bollack. … [Read more...]

UMW Announces 2013 Historic Preservation Book Prize

Paul Kapp and Paul Armstrong received the 2013 Historic Preservation Book Prize for their book "SynergiCity." Image courtesy of University of Illinois Press.

The University of Mary Washington Center for Historic Preservation has awarded the 2013 Historic Preservation Book Prize to “SynergiCity: Reinventing the Postindustrial City,” edited by Paul Hardin Kapp and Paul J. Armstrong. … [Read more...]

UMW Announces 2012 Historic Preservation Book Prize

"Saving Wright" by Jeffrey Chusid is the winner of the 2012 Historic Preservation Book Prize

The University of Mary Washington Center for Historic Preservation has awarded the 2012 Historic Preservation Book Prize to “Saving Wright: The Freeman House and The Preservation of Meaning, Materials, and Modernity” by Jeffrey M. Chusid. The book is “a comprehensive and compelling case study detailing the history and preservation of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Freeman House,” said Michael Spencer, jury chair and assistant professor and chair of historic preservation at UMW. The center awards the Historic Preservation Book Prize annually to a book that a jury deems has made the most significant contribution to the intellectual vitality of historic preservation in America. Chusid is an architect and an associate professor in the historic preservation planning program at Cornell University. His architectural and materials conservation projects have taken him around the world, including to China and Fiji, and he has presented numerous exhibitions in New York. “Saving Wright: The Freeman … [Read more...]