Links to Historic Preservation Websites
The following sites provide general information about historic preservation guidelines:
National Park Service – The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historical Properties with guidelines for Preserving, Rehabilitating, Restoring and Reconstructing Historic Buildings
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation – The mission of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation is to promote the preservation, enhancement, and productive use of our Nation’s historic resources, and advise the President and Congress on national historic preservation policy. http://www.achp.gov/
The following web sites provide guidance and information on rehabilitating historic buildings:
Historic Preservation Services
National Park Service Preservation Briefs provide useful information on specific topics, such as, the application of synthetic siding and fixing historic windows.
Information and guidance regarding the Federal tax incentives for historic preservation.
The Secretary of Interior Standards provides an explanation of the standard methodologies for rehabilitating historic buildings.
State of New Jersey
How to research the history of a house? This document provides information on how to research your house’s history.
Information about the economics of historic preservation.
Information on the social and economic value of historic preservation.
The following sites provide general information about historic preservation in New Jersey: