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Benicia Capitol State Historic Park     View
Official Web site for this state park, place of "California's third seat of government (1853-54). It is the only pre-Sacramento capitol that survives." Includes photo, location, directions, and phone number. See the Brochure for a physical ...

The United States Capitol     View
The history, architecture, and function of the building that houses the United States Congress. Maintained by the Architect of the Capitol, this accessible and well-organized site provides detailed information on this historic building's architectura ...

On These Walls: Inscriptions and Quotations in the Buildings of the Library of Congress     View
This presentation features inscriptions and quotations found on the walls and ceilings of the Library of Congress buildings: the Thomas Jefferson Building, the John Adams Building, and the James Madison Memorial Building. Provides images and addition ...

Illustrated Guidelines for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings     View
Information about restoring an old home and historic preservation generally. Includes an overview of the standards established by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior and their relation to the Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives program, with ...

Dallas Heritage Village     View
"A living history museum portraying life in North Texas from 1840-1910. The museum is composed of 38 historic structures & boasts a working Civil War era farm, a traditional Jewish household, elegant Victorian homes, a school, a church ...

Capitol Project     View
Take a virtual tour of The Capitol or The Mall in Washington, D.C., or read essays on special historical topics in The Nation . View monuments, buildings, statues, frescoes, portraits, and more, along with brief descriptions and information about his ...

DetroitYES!: Home of the Fabulous Ruins of Detroit     View
Searchable photographs of Detroit and its architecture, illustrating urban art, decay, and throwaway culture. Photos are arranged into sections such as "Industrial Ruins," "Downtown Ruins," "Lost Synagogues," and ...

Worldview: Perspectives on Architecture and Urbanism From Around the Globe     View
Material about architecture and urban development for five cities around the world: Tijuana, Mexico; Beirut, Lebanon; Caracas, Venezuela; Dhaka, Bangladesh; and Oslo, Norway. Includes maps, statistics, timelines, background about architects, and illu ...

Society for Industrial Archeology     View
Website for this organization that "encourages the study, interpretation, and preservation of historically significant industrial sites, structures, artifacts, and technology." Features society newsletters back to 1999, and a few from previ ...

A Guide to Colorado's Historic Architecture and Engineering     View
This site features brief illustrated information about historical residential and commercial building styles and elements in Colorado. It includes browsable information about materials (adobe, log, sod), styles (such as Greek and Gothic Revival, Miss ...




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