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
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.