The annual Charles E. Peterson Prize, a student competition of measured drawings intended to heighten awareness about historic buildings in the United States announced its 2021 winners. The student team at Ball State University, under the direction of Professor Jonathan Spodek, FAIA, was awarded $3,000 for Second Place for their drawings of the Canal Pump House at Oldfields in Indianapolis. The winners projects will augment the HABS/HAER/HALS collection of measured drawings at the Library of Congress.

Ball State Student team:

  • Grace Bartko (MSHP+M.Arch)
  • Caitlin Lehman (MSHP)
  • Bei Liu (MSHP)
  • Abby Marshall (MSHP)
  • Jade Moore (MSHP+M.Arch)
  • Lawrence Neumann (MSHP+M.Arch)
  • Haley Swindle (MSHP)


Canal Pump House at Oldfields in Indianapolis.


First place went to Savannah College of Art and Design students and Third Place went to students at Washington University in Saint Louis and Honorable Mention to the University of Texas at San Antonio.