Resources

Welcome to our resource guide. Here you will find a collection of agencies to aid your future surveying endeavors. With the help of this site you will be able to find other resources available to you. Our mission is to encourage further surveying and ease futures issues.

National Trust For Historic Preservation http://www.preservationnation.org

Recent Past Resource Guide (another source) http://www.preservationidaho.org/modernism/docs/recentpastresouceguide-nthp-confrence-2007.pdf

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program http://www.arkansaspreservation.com/historic-properties/national-register/siding_materials.asp

National Economy Homes: Engineered for Substantial Savings PDF http://www.dahp.wa.gov/pages/HistoricSites/documents/NationalEconomyHomes.pdf

Vintage Home Resources: for 1900 to Mid-century
http://www.antiquehome.org/site-map.htm

Encyclopedia
http://www.encyclopedia.com

City of Sunnyvale CA Government Site
http://sunnyvale.ca.gov/

Steel and Aluminum Siding Patent Drawings
http://www.google.com/patents?id=8G9GAAAAEBAJ&pg=PA2&dq=frank+hoess&source=gbs_selected_pages&cad=2#v=onepage&q=frank%20hoess&f=false

U.S. Patient Office Adjustable Building Unit http://www.google.com/patents?id=8G9GAAAAEBAJ&printsec=abstract&zoom=4#v=onepage&q&f=false

Post-WWII Architecture in North Dakota
http://history.sd.gov/Preservation/OtherServices/SDPost-WWIIArchitecture.pdf

A Reference Guide to the Architectural Styles of Arkansas
http://www.arkansaspreservation.org/pdf/Architectural_Style_Guide.pdf

Architectural Style Guide for Texas
http://www.cstx.gov/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=6650

APA Wood Resource
http://www.apawood.org/

Fort Wayne Indiana Architectural Styles
http://www.cityoffortwayne.org/architectural-styles.html

Rustic Style Buildings
http://www.aspenpitkin.com/Portals/0/docs/City/Comdev/HPC/rusticcontextpaperSMALLER.pdf
 
Home Improvements Made Easy
http://www.raftertales.com/  

 

Old House web: Ideas and Advice for Old House Enthusiasts
http://www.oldhouseweb.com/style-gallery/post-wwii

Historical Home Style Guide (Great Images!)
http://www.bhistorical.org/pdf/BHS_Newsletter_11_03.pdf

Residential Style Guide http://www.ci.hastings.mn.us/BuildingDev/HPC/HPCFormsDocs/HPStyleGuide.pdf

Architecture in the Post WWII Home
http://www.studionw.us/files/Left-Right-Middle.pdf

Modern Styles Resource Guide 
http://www.docomomo-wewa.org/styles_gallery.php

Department of Archeology and Historic Preservation
http://www.dahp.wa.gov/pages/HistoricSites/NiftyfromtheLast50_000.htm

Post WWII Residential Architectural Styles and Building Types of Colorado http://www.coloradohistory-oahp.org/programareas/infoman/pwwII/StylesandTypes.pdf
 
Architectural Style History http://www.preservation.lacity.org/files/architectural-hist.pdf?phpMyAdmin=656bde215507386e6e1906d727c09691

Johnson County, Kansas: The Built Environment
http://www.jocomuseum.org/AlbumNews/Fall08.pdf

Utah Domestic Architecture
http://www.media.utah.edu/UHE/a/Architecture.html

Post WWII Context Study
http://www.tempe.gov/historicpres/PostWWII/Context-Solliday2001.pdf

Suburban Ranch House information
http://www.barnard.columbia.edu/history/sample%20thesis/Clare%20Richfield%20thesis.pdf

American House Style Guide
http://www.learningseed.com/_guides/1141_The_American_House_Guide.pdf

Building Materials and How They Are Used
http://faculty.evansville.edu/rl29/art105/sp04/art105-10.html

Grapevine, Texas Style Guide
http://www.grapevinetexas.gov/Portals/0/HistoricPreservation/3.1ResidentialStyles.pdf

Style Guide
http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~twp/architecture/modern/

National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers http://www.ncshpo.org/

25 National Park Service Preservation Briefs http://www.nps.gov/hps/tps/briefs/brief25.htm

Topics and Techniques in Landscape Preservation http://www.mass.gov/dcr/stewardship/histland/publications.htm
Quick Architectural Answers
http://architecture.about.com/

Quick Architectural Answers II   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page

Materials: Cararra, Vitrolite, Structural Pigmented Glass, etc.
http://www.oldhouseweb.com/how-to-advice/structural-pigmented-glass-part-1.shtml

Building information for Facility professionals http://www.buildings.com/

Materials: Curtain Wall
http://www.buildings.com/Magazine/ArticleDetails/tabid/3413/ArticleID/3433/Default.aspx

Materials: Corrugated Glass
http://www.urbanarchaeology.com/cutsheets/salvage/UA61SV.pdf

New Cannon Conneticut Modern Homes Survey
http://www.preservationnation.org/travel-and-sites/sites/northeast-region/new-canaan-ct/

Google U.S. Patient Office
http://www.google.com/patents
Float Glass
http://www.google.com/patents/about?id=E8kzAAAAEBAJ&dq=2911759
Missouri Department of National Resources And Historic Preservation Program
-Ozark Giraffe
http://www.dnr.mo.gov/shpo/nps-nr/PI1-3%285-6-91%29.pdf

Image source
http://www.flickr.com/ 

Quonset Huts
http://www.quonsethuts.org/

Eco friendly Ideas with Great Design (from Reynier Village) http://reyniervillage.wordpress.com
Minimal Traditional Style Information
http://reyniervillage.wordpress.com/2009/07/14/historic-architecture-minimal-traditional-late-1930s-1940s/

Rambling Colonial Style Information
http://books.google.com/books?id=rKoLHrcwe2MC&pg=PA222&lpg=PA222&dq=rambling+colonial&source=bl&ots=y2PymWVfIj&sig=Cvx4wMcbAvRPS99leXyzwtk8wrs&hl=en&ei=Oo7ES5a9HcOC8gb3raCwDw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=10&ved=0CB0Q6AEwCQ#v=onepage&q=rambling%20colonial&f=false

Ranch Home Style Guide
http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/Assets/Public+Website/historiczoning/IntroPostwarHousingStyle.pdf

Ranch/Transitional Ranch Information
http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/publications/bulletins/suburbs/Bricker.pdf

Roof Types from the Mid-Century Modern League
http://mcmleague.org/?page_id=61

Seaside Houses
http://www.tsra.org/news.php?viewStory=139  
Modern Contemporary design, San Francisco
http://mocoloco.com/sanfrancisco/archives/000463.php

Second Renaissance Revival Style Information
http://www.buffaloah.com/a/DCTNRY/r/renaiss.html#Scale

Shotgun House Definition
http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/Shotgun_house
 
Mid 20th Century Olympia Split-level
http://olympiawa.gov/~/media/Files/CPD/Hist-Preservation/MAContextStatementAPRIL2008reformatted.ashx

AND MANY MORE RESOURCES TO COME!!!!