Historic Structure Collections

Historic Structure Reports provide history, documentation, and treatment recommendations for NPS historic structures. These resources are available through the Integrated Resource Management Applications (IRMA) Portal, the NPS-wide repository for documents, publications, and data sets related to natural and cultural resources of the National Park Service.

Discover and download NPS historic structure publications from the IRMA Data Store. Each series below contains a collection of reports. Can't find what you're looking for? Ask us!

Source: Data Store Collection 4360. To search for additional information, visit the Data Store.

Cover of the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties
Professional standards and guidance from the Secretary of the Interior that are intended to be applied to a variety of historic resource types, including structures. The Standards address the four treatments: preservation, rehabilitation, restoration, and reconstruction.

A series of publications from Technical Preservation Services that provide guidance on preserving, rehabilitating, and restoring historic buildings.
Mission 66 Visitor Centers publication cover
This publication by Sarah Allaback provides an in-depth history of the visitor center, a building type that was at the heart of Mission 66 planning efforts. The new, centralized facilities featured modern architectural design and a broad program of visitor services, park interpretation, and park administration functions.

The Electronic Technical Information Center (eTIC) collection consists of planning and construction documents created by or for the National Park Service, as well as publications on cultural and natural resources.

Last updated: July 18, 2018