National Resources

  • National Park Service - Partners with American Indian tribes, states, local governments, nonprofit organizations, and historic property owners to preserve, protect, and interpret historic sites throughout the United States. Oversees National Register of Historic Places, federal grant and historic rehabilitation tax credit programs, develops standards and guidelines for historic rehabilitation projects, and provides “how to” technical guidance.
  • National Register of Historic Places - Official list of the nation's historic places worthy of preservation. Part of a national program to coordinate and support public and private efforts to identify, evaluate, and protect America's historic and archeological resources.
  • Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives - Encourages private sector investment in the rehabilitation and re-use of historic buildings.
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation - A private, nonprofit membership organization dedicated to saving historic places and revitalizing America's communities.
  • National Alliance of Preservation Commissions - Assists local preservation commissions by providing technical support through publications and information networking.
  • Association for Preservation Technology International - Dedicated to promoting the best technology for conserving historic structures and their settings.
  • National Center for Preservation Technology and Training - Seeks to advance the application of science and technology to historic preservation through training, education, research, technology transfer, and partnerships.
  • Preservation Action - Nonprofit organization created in 1974 to serve as the national grassroots lobby for historic preservation.
  • Historic Preservation Education Foundation - Enhances public awareness and understanding of historic buildings and sites and encourages their appropriate preservation.
  • US Forest Service - Oversees historic sites located on US Forest Service lands.