The Library of Congress, in cooperation with the National Park Service and Architectural Record, recently announced the winners for the first two years of a new prize for the best single-sheet, measured drawing of an historic building, site or structure prepared to the standards of the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS), Historic American Engineering Record (HAER), or the Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS).
The Leicester B. Holland Prize is an annual competition administered by the Heritage Documentation Programs of the National Park Service. The competition’s jury recommends winners to the Library of Congress and the Library’s Center for Architecture, Design and Engineering, which supports the prize through the Paul Rudolph Trust. The winner receives a $1,000. Honorable mentions receive a merit award of $500.