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Richard Longstreth’s annually updated, A Historical Bibliography of Architecture Landscape and Urbanism in the United States Since World War II. This is a veritable treasure trove of information.

Cultural Resource Management, Vol. 18, no.8, Preserving the Recent Past. Interesting range of articles.

Cultural Resource Management, Vol. 16, no.3, Cultural Resources from the Recent Past. Available for download at: http://crm.cr.nps.gov/issue.cfm?volume=16&number=06

Lee, Yvonne. The Dilemma of Listing Modern Buildings,” printed in CONTEXT the official magazine of the UK based Institute of Historic Building Conservation. It provides news and views on all aspects of building conservation with regular articles by the foremost protagonists in the field. A copy of the article can be downloaded from

Macdonald, Susan. “20th Century Heritage: Recognition, Protection and Practical Challenges.”  From ICOMOS: World Report, 2002-2003 on Monuments and Sites in Danger.  Interesting international perspective on preserving 20th century resources. Available for download at: http://www.international.icomos.org/risk/2002/20th2002.htm

Schull, Carol and Beth Savage. “From the Glass House to Stonewall: National Register Recognition of the Recent Past.” Originally presented at the Preserving the Recent Past Conference, Chicago, 1995. Available for download at: http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/publications/bulletins/01workshop/glasshouses.htm

Liebs, Chester H., “Remember Our Not-So-Distant Past?Historic Preservation 30 (Spring 1978), 30-35. Proving that there is nothing new under the sun, this is an article written thirty years ago on the subject of preserving our not-so-distant past.

Lambin, Jeanne, Preserving Resources from the Recent Past. Available for purchase on the National Trust Web site at www.preservationbooks.org

National Trust for Historic Preservation Forum Journal, Volume 10, No.1, Fall 1995, Preserving the Recent Past. Available for purchase on the National Trust Web site at www.preservationbooks.org

National Trust for Historic Preservation Forum Journal, Volume 18, No. 4, Summer 2004, Rallying Support for Resources from the Recent Past. Available for purchase on the National Trust Web site at www.preservationbooks.org

National Trust for Historic Preservation. Forum Journal, Volume 20, Fall 20005, Preservationists Debate the Recent Past. Available for purchase on the National Trust Web site at www.preservationbooks.org