The State Historic Preservation Office distributes information to all sectors of society about the importance of properly preserving our significant buildings, sites, structures, and objects.
Guidance ranges from scholarly context studies that aid in the evaluation of properties, to brief how-to brochures, to verbatim copies of laws.
In public meetings held as part of the Society’s long-range planning process, educational products and services emerged as the number-one priority requested of SHPO by the public. Making written materials more readily available is one way of improving the delivery of service to Colorado citizens.
Many publications may be read online or may be downloaded for future use.
Note: On August 5, 2004 revised Section 106 regulations took effect. Some of the following guidance materials are based on the previous regulations, but are generally still relevant when assessing a Federal undertaking’s impact on historic preservation.
Multiple property submissions group significant properties by related themes, trends, and patterns of history. Each property listed under a multiple property submission is related to the common theme. Multiple property submissions fall within three broad types.
The Preservation Tech Notes provide practical information on traditional practices and innovative techniques for successfully maintaining and preserving cultural resources. Because the links to this publications change frequently on the National Park Service's website, we have provided pdf copies of all the Preservation Tech Notes.