Chas Miller serves as Vice President and Founding Member of the Board of Directors of HAVANA HERITAGE FOUNDATION and is the Traveling Grant Coordinator.
RECENT NEWS - The 2020 and 2021 programs were both cancelled:
NEW YORK, March 2021: The Havana Heritage Foundation very much hopes to announce this fall that we are accepting applications for the TRAVELING GRANT FOR CUBAN ARCHITECTS to go to the United Kingdom for one-month of specialized post-graduate study in July 2022.
An applicant must be a citizen of the Republic of Cuba and resident of the Havana metropolitan area. It is anticipated that the application deadline will be 1 March 2022. For full details, see PDF application packet (this was the 2020 version - which will be updated, but probably not changed).
Havana Heritage Foundation is based in New York City. Its mission is to help preserve, protect and restore the rich architectural and cultural heritage in Havana.
March 2019 in Havana at a reception for HRH Prince Charles. L to R: Chas Miller, Hermes Mallea and three of the four Traveling Grant Recipients: Alan Pavon, Joel Estevez, Daniel Munoz. Missing is Ailyn Penton.
March 27, 2019: Reception for HRH Prince Charles held at the Palacio de los Capitanes Generales. L to R: Chas Miller, Hermes Mallea, Alain Leon, Joel Estevez, Daniel Munoz. Not pictured: Ailyn Penton as she met HRH Prince Charles at another moment.
April 24, 2019: Special gathering of Fellows and organizers - L to R: Chas Miller, Daniel Munoz '17, Ailyn Penton '17, Joel Estevez '18, Alain Leon '19, and Ludwig Foundation Executive Director Wilfredo Benetiz.
Sept 2019 Havana: Ailyn Penton was awarded a Chevening Grant from the UK Government to study Sustainable Architecture at the University of Kent. Here she is presented with an award certificate by British Ambassador Antony Stokes. Ailyn was one of twelve candidates to receive an award. Congratulations!