Guidelines for Historic Preservation Projects

Information for guidelines concerning historic preservation projects. 

A National Park Service booklet providing information on common masonry deterioration problems and their known treatments.

The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation (1518)
Website providing the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation.

A short introduction to the techniques used in preserving brick streets in towns on the plains, by the Oklahoma Historical Society.

The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards and Guidelines for Archaeology and Historic Preservation (1539)
A guide to non-regulatory standards and technical advice about archaeological and historic preservation activities and methods. Includes professional qualification standards. Intended for use by professionals in the preservation and archaeological fields.

National Park Service advice on historic properties and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

A document outlining the standards for preservation, rehabilitation, restoration, or reconstruction projects.

The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties with Guidelines for the Treatment of Cultural Landscapes (1593)
This publication is available directly from the GPO.

The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation and Illustrated Guidelines for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings, 1594

OAHP’s three levels of documentation for historic sites.

Proposed qualification standards for twelve disciplines and guidance on how to use and interpret the standards.

A checklist to help identify accessibility problems and solutions in existing facilities in order to meet ADA requirements.