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Art and Historic Preservation Resources

This guide provides resources for the study of art and historic preservation. It includes links to international, national, state and local sites, legal information, organizations and preservation of varied materials. It also includes art research help.

What is Historic Preservation?

Historic Preservation is "the study, care, (re)use, and interpretation of historically or culturally significant buildings, sites, and landscapes." (from Preservation Long Island)


General Sources for Historic Preservation

International, National, State and Local Organizations

Legal Information Resources

Researching Historic Buildings

Tax Assessments, Deeds, Building Permits and Property Records are helpful sources for researching historic buildings and tracing ownership.