Preservation & Restoration

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  1. Book ImageGardens of Eden: Long Island's Early Twentieth-Century Planned Communities

    Robert B. MacKay

    Historical profiles of the major planned communities of early twentieth-century Long Island.More

  2. Book ImageSalvage Secrets Two-Book Set

    Joanne Palmisano, Susan Teare

    Award-winning design guru Joanna Palmisano's Salvage Secrets and Salvage Secrets Design & Decor, now available in a two-book set.More

  3. Book ImageSalvage Secrets Design & Decor: Transform Your Home with Reclaimed Materials

    Joanne Palmisano, Susan Teare

    A visually sumptuous idea book, showcasing an eclectic array of interior design possibilities using salvaged goods.More

  4. Book ImageThe Log Home Maintenance Guide: A Field Guide for Identifying, Preventing, and Solving Problems

    Gary Schroeder

    Preventing problems and dealing with them when they occur.More

  5. Book ImageSaving Wright: The Freeman House and the Preservation of Meaning, Materials, and Modernity

    Jeffrey M. Chusid

    Winner of the Society of Architectural Historians' 2014 Antoinette Forrester Downing Book Award; Winner of the University of Mary Washington Center for Historic Preservation's 2012 Historic Preservation Book AwardMore

  6. Book ImageThe Vintage House: A Guide to Successful Renovations and Additions

    Mark Alan Hewitt, Gordon Bock

    Expert instruction for historically minded homeowners on how to expand or renovate their most valuable asset.More

  7. Book ImageHow to Write a Historic Structure Report

    David Arbogast

    A one-of-a-kind, step-by-step guide to compiling an HSR—a document crucial to every professional working on a historic property.More

  8. Book ImageBuildings, Landscapes, and Memory: Case Studies in Historic Preservation

    Daniel Bluestone

    Winner of the Society of Architectural Historians' 2013 Antionette Forrester Downing Book Award, this provocative analysis of historic preservation's past and future will transform contemporary understanding of the movement.More

  9. Book ImageThe Future of the Past: A Conservation Ethic for Architecture, Urbanism, and Historic Preservation

    Steven W. Semes

    A comprehensive and eloquent argument for “new traditional” architecture that preserves the style and character of historic buildings.More

  10. Book ImageHistoric Preservation: An Introduction to Its History, Principles, and Practice

    Norman Tyler, Ted J. Ligibel, Ilene R. Tyler

    Second Edition

    Historic preservation, which started as a grassroots movement, now represents the cutting edge in a cultural revolution focused on “green” architecture and sustainability.More

  11. Book ImageThe Granite Kiss: Traditions and Techniques of Building New England Stone Walls

    Kevin Gardner

    A master stonemason imparts the fundamentals of building traditional New England-style dry stone walls.More

  12. Book ImageJames Marston Fitch: Selected Writings on Architecture, Preservation, and the Built Environment

    Martica Sawin, Jane Jacobs

    Revered as the father of historic preservation in the United States, architect James Marston Fitch was hailed by the New York Times at the time of his death in 2000 as "an architect whose writings and teachings helped transform historic preservation from a dilettante's pastime into a vigorous, broadly based cultural movement."More

  13. Book ImageTweed Courthouse: A Model Restoration

    John G. Waite, Nancy A. Rankin, Diana S. Waite

    Focusing on the methodology of preservation technology, this book tells the story of the $90 million historic preservation of a designated New York City landmark. It presents the restoration and adaptive reuse of the magnificent courthouse, built by New York's crooked 'Boss' Tweed, as an exemplar of preservation practice.More

  14. Book ImageThe Architecture of Additions: Design and Regulation

    Paul Spencer Byard

    The Architecture of Additions considers the ways in which old and new architecture combine and work together—the central issue in the design of architectural additions.More

  15. Book ImageThe Investigation of Buildings: A Guide for Architects, Engineers, and Owners

    Donald Friedman

    An essential reference for building professionals, owners, managers, and individuals planning to purchase or renovate a buildingMore

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