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, cultural landscapes, 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.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Abatement

Accessibility

Additions/Rooftop Additions

Adobe

Affordable Housing

Alterations to the Rear of Buildings

Alterations without Historical Basis

Aluminum

Aluminum Siding (see Aluminum, Artificial Siding, Substitute Materials)

Amusement Park Structures (see Preserve and Play)

Apartment Buildings (see Multi-Story Buildings, Office Buildings)

Architectural Character

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

Architectural Investigation

Architectural Terra Cotta (see Terra Cotta)

Artificial Siding (see also Substitute Materials)

Asbestos

Atriums

Auditoriums

Awnings

Balconies

Barns

Brass

Brick (see also Exposed Brick, Masonry)

Bronze

Brownstone (see Sandstone)

Building Codes

Canopies (see also Awnings)

Carrara Glass/Vitrolite

Case Studies (see also Affordable Housing, Preservation Tech Notes)

Cast Iron

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

Churches

Circulation Pattern

Clapboard

Cleaning (see Masonry Cleaning)

Cold Storage Buildings

Codes (see Building Codes)

Commercial Buildings

Concrete

Condominiums

Copper

Corridors

Courtyards (see Atriums)

Cultural Landscape (see Landscape)

Decks (see Porches)

Deteriorated Plaster (see also Plaster)

District (see Historic District, Site)

Doors/Entrances (see also Garages/Garage Doors)

Easements

Elevators

Energy Conservation/Efficiency (see also Sustainability, Weatherization)

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

Entrances (see Doors/Entrances)

Exposed Brick (see also Brick)

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)

Fiberglass Replacement (see Substitute Materials)

Floor Plans (see Circulation Pattern)

Flooring

Functionally-Related Structures

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

Handicapped Access (see Accessibility)

Hardware

Health and Safety Codes (see Building Codes)

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

Hotel Buildings (see Multi-Story Buildings)

HVAC (see Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning)

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

Industrial Buildings

Industrial Complexes (see Industrial Buildings)

Infill for Garage and Loading Door Openings (see Garages/Garage Doors, Openings, Vehicular)

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

Interiors

Interior Features (see Interiors)

Interior Finishes (see Interiors)

Interior Spaces (see Interiors)

Interpreting the Standards Bulletins

Iron and Iron Alloys

Landscape (see also Site)

Lead Paint

Lightwells (see Atriums)

Limestone (see also Masonry)

Loading Doors (see Garages/Garage Doors)

Log Buildings

Maintenance

Marble

Masonry

Masonry Cleaning (see Masonry)

Masonry Coatings (see Masonry)

Meeting the Standards for Rehabilitation

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

Metals

Mill Buildings

Modernism (see Recent Past)

Moisture Problems

Mortar

Mothballing Historic Buildings

Moving Buildings

Multi-Story Buildings

Museum Collections

New Additions (see Additions/Rooftop Additions)

New Construction (see Additions/Rooftop Additions, Site)

New Openings (see Openings)

Nickel and Nickel Alloys

Office Buildings

Openings (see also Doors/Entrances)

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

Paint

Paint Removal (see Masonry Cleaning, Paint)

Parking (see also Historic District)

Pedestrian Bridges

Pigmented Structural Glass (see Carrara Glass/Vitrolite)

Plaster (see also Deteriorated Plaster)

Plumbing (see Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning)

Porches

Preservation Briefs

Preservation Tech Notes

Preserve and Play

Primary Spaces

Recent Past

Roofing

Sandstone (see also Masonry)

Schools

Sealants (see Masonry Coatings)

Secretary of the Interior’s Standards and Guidelines

Seismic Retrofit

Setting (see Historic District, Landscape, Site)

Shotgun Houses

Siding (see also Artificial Siding)

Significant Features (see Character-Defining Features)

Signs and Signage

Site

Solar Panels (see also Sustainability)

Spaces, Interior (see Interiors)

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

Surplus Property Program (see Historic Surplus Property Program)

Sustainability

Tax Credits (see Historic Preservation Tax Incentives)

Tax Incentives (see Historic Preservation Tax Incentives)

Temporary Protection

Terra Cotta (see also Masonry)

Theaters (see also Auditoriums)

Tinted Glass (see Windows)

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

Vinyl Siding (see also Artificial Siding)

Walls, Interior (see Interiors)

Warehouse Buildings (see Industrial Buildings)

Water-Proof Coating (see Masonry Coatings)

Water-Repellent Coating (see Masonry Coatings)

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

Windows

Wood

Zinc