Resources

Web Sites

Historic American Building Survey
A wide ranging collection of photographs documenting significant achievements in architecture, engineering, and design in the United States.
National Register of Historic Places
The official list of historic places in the United States that are worthy of preservation.
Kirkbride Asylums
History and photographs of 19th century insane asylums built according to the policies of Dr. Thomas Kirkbride — many from the Northeast.
Gray Photography
An online photography portfolio featuring many buildings from the Northeast.
Cupolas of Capitalism
Information about state capitol buildings in the United States.
Great Buildings
Great Buildings is the leading general architecture reference site on the web.
Preservation Massachusetts
Preservation Massachusetts is the statewide non-profit organization actively promoting preservation of historic buildings as a positive force for economic development and retention of community character.
Preservation League of New York State
The Preservation League promotes historic preservation in New York State as a tool for revitalizing neighborhoods and communities, honoring heritage and enriching lives.
Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation
The Connecticut Trust protects and nourishes the vitality of Connecticut's significant buildings and landscapes.
Preservation Pennsylvania
Preservation Pennsylvania assists Pennsylvania communities to protect and utilize the historic resources they want to preserve for the future.
Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission
The RI Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission operates a statewide historical preservation program identifying and protecting historic buildings, districts and structures.
Vermont Division for Historic Preservation
The Division for Historic Preservation is the public agency designated as advocate for historic and prehistoric properties in Vermont.
New Hampshire's Division of Historical Resources
The NH Division of Historical Resources is engaged in a comprehensive program of historic preservation to promote the use and conservation of historic properties for the education, inspiration, pleasure, and enrichment of the citizens of New Hampshire.
Maine Historic Preservation Commission
Maine's Historic Preservation Commission is responsible for the identification, evaluation, and protection of Maine's significant cultural resources as directed by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.
Preservation New Jersey
Preservation New Jersey advocates for and promotes historic preservation as a sustainable strategy to protect and enhance the vitality and heritage of New Jersey.
Architecture Desktop Wallpaper
Pictures of historic and otherwise significant architecture to use for your computer's desktop background.

Books

H. H. Richardson: Complete Architectural Works
A complete catalog of Richardson's work throughout the country.

Video

America's Castles: Newport Mansions
An exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the famed Newport Mansions.