In honor of the late journalist Sarah Booth Conroy, the namesake prize rewards journalists and critics who write about the design and history of the nation’s capital.
By Angie Cook
Today, AIA|DC announced The Sarah Booth Conroy Prize for Journalism and Architectural Criticism to reward excellent reporting of architecture and urbanism in Washington, D.C. AIA|DC hopes to raise the the city’s status as a design city by honoring journalists who foster a better public understanding of the area’s urban environment.
“Washington DC is at or near the top in nearly every recent survey regarding growing cities, cities with improving quality of life and green architecture,” said Mary Fitch, executive director of the Washington, D.C. chapter in a press release.
AIA|DC will be accepting applications until Dec. 31, 2015. The annual prize amount is set at $5,000.
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