Connect with fellow Building Geeks by joining the Preservation Trades Network or an NPS program that fosters the traditional trades.
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The American Council on Historic Preservation now offers online courses on compliance and Section 106 topics. Check out a list of courses here!
Use these Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to answer some of your Section 106 compliance questions!
Access online trainings, webinars, and learning resources to help you enhance your knowledge in the areas of Historic Preservation and Cultural Resources.
Use this template of questions to help write your Trades Alive script. Also, check out the full template at the bottom of this page. We’ve written examples for each step in italics. Topic What is your topic? This should be easily summarized in 3-5 words. Painting Historic Interiors. Audience Who are you making this video
As you’re using the Trades Alive video kits, here are some good tips and tricks for operating the Osmo+. To start, check out the Osmo+ User Guide. Seven moves you can make use of while filming. Using slow motion. If you have a Lynda.com subscription, this may be a good course for you on the Osmo. If
Video Kits How to request a kit Tips and Tricks with the Osmo+ Other Tutorials What makes a good video How to write a script
As you’re preparing your Trades Alive video, here are some good tips and tricks to remember while filming. It’s easy to remember These videos are meant to be tutorials, and at the end, you want your audience to know and understand how to do the technique you’re using. So, make them easy to remember and
Learn the history behind Mission 66 and how the era greatly enlarged the park system and expanded entire categories of parks.
You've filmed your Trades Alive video, now what? Learn more about what to do now that you have your footage complete.
The American Institute of Architects supports the profession through education, advocacy, and public outreach related to new and historic architecture.
Watch the video to learn how to rake out mortar joints in historic brick.
Preservation Brief 46 provides guidance on assessing the significance of historic gas stations and provides information on their preservation & treatment.
Preservation Brief 47 is designed for those responsible for the care of small and medium size historic buildings
One of the NPS Preservation Partnership Programs, this program uses tax credits to encourage private-sector investment in historic buildings.
The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has launched a new guide for resilient design and landscape planning.
Search and peruse thousands of images from the HABS/HAER/HALS Collection found online at the Library of Congress.
The California Preservation Foundation CPF is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving California’s diverse cultural heritage and historic places.
The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) promotes the preservation, enhancement, and sustainable use of our nation's diverse historic resources.
Program for reuse of Federally owned properties declared surplus by the General Services Administration.
Heritage Documentation Programs include the Historic American Buildings Survey and Engineering Record and the Historic American Landscape Survey.
The International Council on Monuments and Sites is an international organization dedicated to conservation of the world’s monuments and sites.
NAPC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to building strong local preservation programs through education, advocacy, and training.
The NCSHPO coordinates SHPOs and their staff and communicates and represents the SHPOs with federal agencies and national preservation organizations.
GCI works to advance conservation practice in the visual arts, broadly interpreted to include objects, collections, architecture, and sites.