Extraction and Recreation:
Sensitive Redevelopment or Faustian Bargains

The Society of Architectural Historians Marion Dean Ross/Pacific Northwest Chapter hosts an exciting three day conference every year providing a unique opportunity for attendees to broaden their subject knowledge and explore the built environment of the Pacific Northwest.

The 2019 conference will be held in Couer d'Alene and northern Idaho from June 21-23, 2019. The theme of the conference is, Extraction and Recreation: Sensitive Redevelopment or Faustian Bargains.


Conference registration is now open. There are two ways to register, both described in the conference program. One can sign up via Eventbrite (link in program) or fill out the form and mail it to the address on the form.

Student Travel Awards

To defray the costs of student travel to the conference, the chapter provides awards on a first-come, first-serve basis to the first four applicants who meet the criteria and submit a complete application. Expenses that may be reimbursed include registration, attendance at conference events, mileage ($.58/mile) or other travel expenses, and lodging. Note that student memberships in the chapter are free. The goal of this award is to allow more students to attend the conference. The completed Student Travel Scholarship application is due May 31, 2019. Awards will be announced by June 7, 2019.

For more information, visit the chapter's Facebook site or the chapter blog.


The Marion Dean Ross/Pacific Northwest Chapter is an affiliated chapter of the international Society of Architectural Historians. The chapter encompasses the US states of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, and the province of British Columbia, Canada. ... More

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