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Architecture: Historic Preservation

This guide presents resources on various aspects of architecture including history, theory, design and technology.

General Online Resources

Preservation Data

Historic Record Documentation

Researching Tips

When beginning research on an old house, check out the following guides for useful tips on how to proceed:

For Syracuse area research, consult the following:

Books on Preservation

Benson, Virginia O. and Richard Klein. Historic Preservation for Professionals. Kent, OH: Kent State University, 2008. (Bird 3rd Floor - E159 B42 2008)

Carroon, Jean. Sustainable Preservation: Greening Existing Buildings. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2010. (King + King - NA2542.36 C37 2010)

Fitch, James Marston. Historic Preservation: Curatorial Management of the Built World. New York: McGraw Hill, 1982. (King + King - NA105 F47)    

Stein, Carl J. Greening Modernism: Preservation, Sustainability, and the Modern MovementNew York: W.W. Norton, 2010 (King + King - NA2542.36 S75 2010)