The Technical Preservation Services (TPS) office of the National Park Service is responsible for historic preservation policy and guidance on the care and treatment of historic properties, including the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties, widely used at the national, state, tribal, and local levels. TPS provides technical assistance and guidance on a number of historic preservation topics through its Preservation Briefs, Tech Notes and Interpreting the Standards publication series, as well as other printed and web-based information, and offers online training and regular webinars on preservation topics. TPS also administers the Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives Program, which has generated billions of dollars in private investment toward the rehabilitation of historic buildings.

What you’ll find

TPS provides tools and information for historic property owners, preservation professionals, organizations, the general public, and government agencies at all levels. The TPS website includes information on:

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