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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

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


General Historic Preservation Information

Preservation Briefs provide information on preserving, rehabilitating, and restoring historic buildings from the National Park Service.

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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