2012 HALS Challenge Update

Mission Santa Inés
Mission Santa Inés
image: HALS

HALS received 20 short form historical report entries for the 2012 HALS Challenge: Documenting the American Latino Landscape.

Sponsored by HALS, cash prizes will again be awarded to the top three submissions. Results will be announced at the Phoenix September 2012 ASLA Annual Meeting and Expo during the HALS Meeting.

Good luck to this year’s competitors and thank you for contributing such wonderful documentation projects to the HALS Collection at the Library of Congress!

This is the third annual HALS Challenge competition. The 1st annual HALS Challenge in 2010, Revisiting Cultural Landscapes of Childhood, inspired 7 short form historical report entries. The 2011HALS Challenge: Celebrating Cultural Landscapes of Diversity generated 11 entries.

Village of Chimayo
Village of Chimayo
image: HALS

This year sixteen of the entries were prepared by individual members of the HALS Northern California Chapter documenting the landscapes of 16 different California Missions.  The other 4 entries came from Arizona, Michigan, New Mexico, and Wisconsin.

El Tiradito HALS AZ-8

Mission La Purisima Concepcion HALS CA-79

Mission Nuestra Señora de la Soledad HALS CA-80

Mission San Carlos Borreomeo HALS CA-71

Mission San Diego de Alcala HALS CA-81

Mission San Fernando Rey de Espana HALS CA-72

Mission San Francisco de Asís HALS CA-83

Mission San Francisco Solano de Sonoma HALS CA-66

Mission San Gabriel Arcángel HALS CA-82

Mission San Jose de Guadalupe HALS CA-75

Mission San Juan Bautista HALS CA-84

Mission San Juan Capistrano HALS CA-85

Mission San Luis Obispo HALS CA-86

Mission San Rafael HALS CA-87

Mission Santa Clara de Asis HALS CA-73

Mission Santa Cruz HALS CA-88

Mission Santa Ines HALS CA-74

Sunnyside Addition HALS MI-5

Village of Chimayo HALS NM-7

Chicago and North Western Railroad Passenger Depot (La Estacíon Restaurante) HALS WI-14

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