Preservation By Topic

Technical Preservation Services has compiled this index to assist users in finding the online and printed information that has been developed on the subjects of historic preservation and the rehabilitation of historic buildings. The index is arranged alphabetically and topics are cross referenced where appropriate.

Overarching Guidance for the Rehabilitation of Historic Properties

Browse the topics or select a letter to go to a specific section of the index

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A

Abatement

Accessibility

Additions/Rooftop Additions

Adobe

Affordable Housing

Alterations to the Rear of Buildings

Alterations without Historical Basis

Aluminum

Aluminum Siding (see Aluminum, Substitute Materials)

Archeology

Architectural Character

Architectural Features (see also Character-Defining Features, Meeting the Standards for Rehabilitation)

Architectural Investigation

Asbestos

Atriums

Auditoriums

Awnings

B

Balconies

Barns

Brass

Brick (see also Masonry)

Bronze

Brownstone (see Sandstone)

Building Codes

C

Canopies (see also Awnings)

Carrara Glass/Vitrolite

Cast Iron

Character-Defining Features (see also Architectural Features, Meeting the Standards for Rehabilitation)

Churches

Circulation Pattern

Clapboard

Codes (see Building Codes)

Commercial Buildings

Concrete

Copper

Corridors

Courtyards (see Atriums)

D

Decks (see Porches)

Deteriorated and Damaged Buildings

District (see Historic District, Site)

Doors/Entrances (see also Garages/Garage Doors)

E

Easements

Elevators

Energy Conservation/Efficiency (see also Sustainability)

Environment/Site/Setting (see Historic District, Landscape, Site)

Entrances (see Doors/Entrances)

Exposed brick

F

Façade Easements (see Easements)

Factory Buildings (see Industrial Buildings)

Features (see Character-Defining Features)

Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives Program (see Historic Preservation Tax Incentives)

Flooding

Floor Plans (see also Circulation Pattern)

Flooring

Functionally Related Structures

G

Garages and Garage Doors (see also Doors/Entrances)

Gas Stations

Glass/Glazing (see Windows)

Granite

Green Roofs (see also Sustainability)

Guidelines (see Secretary of the Interior's Standards and Guidelines)

Gymnasiums

H

Hardware

Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning

High-Rise Buildings (see Multi-Story Buildings)

Historic District

Historic Preservation Tax Incentives

Historic Structure Report (HSR)

Historic Surplus Property Program

HVAC (see Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning)

I

INCENTIVES: A Guide to the Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives Program for Income-Producing Properties

Industrial Buildings

Insulation (see also Energy Conservation/Efficiency, Sustainability, Weatherization)

Interiors

Interpreting the Standards Bulletins

Iron and Iron Alloys

L

Landscape (see also Site)

Lead Paint

Lightning protection

Lightwells (see Atriums)

Limestone (see also Masonry)

Loading Doors (see Garages/Garage Doors)

Log Buildings

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M

Maintenance

Marble

Masonry

Mechanical Systems (see Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning)

Meeting the Standards for Rehabilitation

Metals

Mill Buildings

Moisture Problems

Mortar

Mothballing Historic Buildings

Multi-Story Buildings

Museum Collections

N

New Additions (see Additions/Rooftop Additions)

New Construction (see Additions/Rooftop Additions, Site)

New Openings (see Openings)

Nickel and Nickel Alloys

O

Office Buildings

Openings (see also Doors/Entrances)

Openings, Vehicular (see also Garages/Garage Door, Openings)

P

Paint

Parking (see also Historic District)

Pedestrian Bridges

Pigmented Structural Glass (see Carrara Glass/Vitrolite

Plaster

Plumbing (see Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning)

Porches

Preservation Briefs

Preservation Tech Notes

Primary Spaces

R

Roofing

Rowhouses

S

Sandstone (see also Masonry)

Schools

Sealants (see Masonry)

Secretary of the Interior’s Standards and Guidelines (see Overarching Guidance)

Seismic Retrofit

Setting (see Historic District, Landscape, Site)

Shotgun Houses

Siding

Signs and Signage

Site

Solar Panels (see also Sustainability)

Special Use Structures

Stabilization

Stairs (see also Building Codes, Interiors)

Stair tower (see Additions/Rooftop Additions)

Standards (see Secretary of the Interior's Standards and Guidelines)

Steel

Stone (see Masonry)

Storefronts

Streetscape (see Historic District)

Storm Windows

Structural System

Stucco (see also Masonry)

Substitute Materials

Sustainability

T

Tax Credits / Tax Incentives (see Historic Preservation Tax Incentives)

Temporary Protection

Terra Cotta (see also Masonry)

Theaters (see also Auditoriums)

Tinted Glass (see Windows)

V

Vehicular Openings (see Garages/Garage Doors, Openings, Vehicular)

Vinyl Siding (see Subsitute Materials)

W

Warehouse Buildings (see Industrial Buildings)

Water-Proof / Water-Repellant Coating (see Masonry)

Weatherization (see also Energy Conservation/Efficiency, Sustainability, Windows)

Windows

Wood

Z

Zinc

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Last updated: November 8, 2022