FHS, born as Friends of Vieilles Maisons Françaises, based in New York and with an office in Paris, is an American non-profit (501c-3) cultural organization with 13 chapters across the United States and one in France. FHS gives financial support to projects, both public and private, for the preservation of historic monuments which constitute the national heritage of both countries. Continue reading →
Building on a tradition of reciprocity scholarly exchange between France and United States, the American Architectural Foundation and the French Heritage Society are pleased to provide the Richard Morris Hunt Scholar program an exciting, new periodic opportunity to complement the Richard Morris Hunt Fellowship
The Richard Morris Hunt Fellowship was created in 1990, at the initiative of the American Architectural Foundation and French Heritage Society, in the spirit of Richard Morris Hunt (1827-1895) first American architect to graduate from l’Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. This prestigious Prize allows a French or American architect, highly recognized for his or her skills in architectural preservation, to spend six months of research on a topic which he will have defined as of a major importance in his field, in one or the other country.