Preservation Resources

 

In addition to contacting our Preservation Partners, there are many resources online for more information about all aspects of Historic Preservation.  We are sharing a few here and plan to expand this section over time, so come back now and then for updates.

Why Historic Preservation is Important

A blog series from the National Trust for Historic Preservation by Tom Mayes explaining why Old Places Matter

How to Protect Historic Buildings

 A guide to protecting and preserving at-risk buildings from the National Park Service   http://www.preservationpa.org/uploads/NPS_FullVersion.pdf

Architectural Styles and Periods

Architectural Character—Identifying the Visual Aspects of Historic Buildings as an Aid to Preserving their Character from the National Park Service https://www.nps.gov/tps/how-to-preserve/briefs/17-architectural-character.htm

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General Historic Preservation Information

Preservation Briefs provide information on preserving, rehabilitating, and restoring historic buildings from the National Park Service. https://www.nps.gov/tps/how-to-preserve/briefs.htm

The Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties are common sense historic preservation principles in non-technical language that promote historic preservation best practices.

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