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Architecture: Historic Preservation

General Online Resources

Drafting a House History

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 BuildingsHoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2010. (King + King - NA2542.36 C37 2010)

Fitch, James Marston. Historic Preservation: Curatorial Management of the Built WorldNew 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)