Alliance for Historic Landscape Preservation
The purpose of the website is to distribute general information about the Alliance (including membership information) and to educate public about historic landscapes.
American Academy in Rome
The American Academy in Rome is one of the leading American overseas centers for independent study and advanced research in the fine arts and the humanities.
American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works
The American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC) is the national membership organization of conservation professionals dedicated to preserving the art and historic artifacts of our cultural heritage for future generations.
American Institute of Architects
Premier organization for building and design industry professionals.
Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies
The Campbell Center offers continuing education in historic preservation, museum studies, preventive collections care, and conservation. The Center offers the participant a scholarship-supported program of certification in preventive collections care for the beginning, mid-career, and senior-level heritage professional. Each course focuses on the inherent chemical and/or physical properties and limitations of the artifact material(s), the role environmental factors play in material(s) degradation, and conservation/preventive conservation strategies, which mitigates and/or slows degradationmaterial-based.
Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN)
The Canadian Heritage Information Network site provides information about CHIN's subscription services, which include access to extensive data on collections of Canadian museums and reference materials. The reference information includes eleven databases, including those that make up the Conservation Information Network, a part of which is ICCROM's library holdings.
Center for Historic Preservation, Middle Tennessee State University
The Center for Historic Preservation (CHP) at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) is one of sixteen Centers of Excellence based at Tennessee Board of Regents schools. Created in 1984, the CHP is a research and public service institution committed to the preservation, protection, enhancement, and promotion of our historic environment.
Conservation OnLine (CoOL)
CoOL, managed by the Preservation Department at Stanford University, is a full text database devoted to information about the conservation of library, archival, and museum materials. The site includes reports, conservation topics, guides to resources, and links to many other conservation-related web sites.
Cultural Resource Management, the National Park Services' journal.
CSU-Architectural Preservation Institute
The Architectural Preservation Institute (API) of the Department of Manufacturing Technology and Construction Management at CSU is committed to promoting excellence in the implementation of historic preservation related projects.
A search engine about the conservation of cultural heritage, restoration and maintenance of the architecture, preservation of the urban landscape.
International working party for documentation and conservation of buildings, sites and neighborhoods of the Modern Movement.
International Hands-on Workshops for Architectural and Site Conservation.
Heritage Preservation (formerly NIC)
NIC's site contains descriptions of programs and a number of booklets and brochures, including Save Outdoor Sculpture! You can also link via Telnet to the Inventory of American Sculpture at the National Museum of American Art.
Historic Bridge Foundation
Serve as a clearinghouse for information on the preservation of endangered bridges, provide assistance to list bridges in National Register of Historic Places or to complete grant applications for preservation projects, consult with public officials to devise reasonable alternatives to the demolition of historic bridges, develop educational programs to promote awareness of historic bridges.
International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and the Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM)
CCROM is an intergovernmental organization comprised of member states having five statutory functions: documentation, research, consultancy, training, and promotion/awareness, all of which are described. ICCROM has a useful area dedicated to information about its training courses and those sponsored jointly by ICCROM with other organizations.
International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS)
Operated by ICOMOS Canada on behalf of ICOMOS, this web site contains ICOMOS charters, information on committee and World Heritage List activities, and numerous links to other WWW sites relating to the international protection of cultural property. The aim of the ICOMOS site is to make available to a global community information on cultural heritage, emphasizing standards and techniques for their preservation, restoration, and management.
International Council on Museums (ICOM)
ICOM is devoted to the promotion and development of museums and the museum profession. The ICOM web site provides access to the ICOM Document Repositories. Links can also be made to web sites maintained by a number of ICOM's committees.
National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT)
The NCPTT is a National Park Service center whose mission is to promote technology and training for historic preservation professionals and conservators.
National Park Service/Cultural Resources (NPS)
The National Park Service is charged with caring for and maintaining America's cultural and natural resources.
National Trust for Historic Preservation
The National Trust is a nonprofit organization with more than 260,000 members. As the leader of the national preservation movement, the National Trust is committed to saving America's diverse historic environments and to preserving and revitalizing the livability of communities nationwide. It has seven regional offices, owns 18 historic sites and works with thousands of community groups in all 50 states.
New York Landmarks Conservancy
The Landmarks Conservancy is a nationally recognized organization which helps owners of older buildings by providing grants, low-interest loans, hands-on consulting services, workshops, and publications.
Open Directory Project - Historic Preservation
Historic preservation of the built environment. Anything from an historic outhouse to a coastal lighthouse. Above ground, below ground and in or under the water. Services, materials suppliers, contractors, trades, architects, engineers, educators and associations. Where to find people to do the work needed done on historic structures.
Partners for Sacred Places
Focuses on preservation of historic religious properties.
Preservation Trades Network, Inc.
The Preservation Trades Network, Inc. is a non-profit organization that brings together the building trades in the field of historic preservation, restoration and conservation of heritage buildings, architecture, engineering and historic structures.
Society for Commercial Archaeology
Focuses on preservation of roadside architecture.
Society of Architectural Historians (SAH)
SAH, which supports scholarly research on architectural history and promotes the preservation of significant monuments, provides the following at its site: chapter events; extensive links to related sites; membership information; and interesting "homepage projects," including dissertations underway, biographies of American architects, and a list of Historic Structure Reports, which is currently under development.
The Institute of Historic Building Conservation
The IHBC is the principal professional body for building conservation practitioners and historic environment specialists working in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, with connections to the Republic of Ireland.
Theatre Historical Society of America
For more than 30 years, the Theatre Historical Society of America has been dedicated to documenting the rich heritage of historic theatres in the United States -- from early nickelodeons, small town and neighborhood theatres, to ornate movie palaces, drive-ins, 19th century opera houses, and even early multiplexes.
Traditional Building Magazine's Historical Product Database
One of the best sources of "how to find it" information on the WEB, compiled and maintained by Clem Labine's Traditional Building Magazine. In this mini-database, the magazine's editors have assembled information about the 164 companies most frequently included in the pages of
Traditional Buildingmagazine. They are indexed in 12 major product categories and divided into 75 subcategories.
World Monuments Fund
World Monuments Fund is a New York-based non-profit dedicated to preserving and protecting endangered works of historic art and architecture around the world. The World Monuments Watch, a program of World Monuments Fund, issues the List of 100 Most Endangered Sites every other year.