George Eitel Hartman Jr., FAIA, is principal emeritus of the Washington, D.C., firm, Hartman-Cox, which he founded with Warren Cox in 1965. Hartman contributed to the revitalization of the city with a range of new construction and preservation projects. He has been recognized for his work by numerous honors and awards, including selection by the American Academy in Rome as a fellow in 1977 and as a resident in architecture in 1996, and he received the 2005 Centennial Award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Washington, D.C., Chapter. His firm, Hartman-Cox, was named AIA Firm of the Year in 1988 and was the recipient of the American Institute of Classical Architecture firm award in 2006. Hartman has served as president of the AIA Washington, D.C., Chapter, and was a member of the Architectural Advisory Board of the Foreign Buildings Office of the U.S. Department of State, the AIA Task Force of the West Front of the U.S. Capitol, and the Joint Committee on Landmarks. He was educated at Princeton University, receiving an undergraduate degree in 1957 and a master of fine arts degree in 1960. Hartman has also taught at the Catholic University of America, the University of Maryland, and North Carolina State University.