The National Trust for Historic Preservation provides leadership, education
and advocacy to save America's diverse historic places and revitalize
The NCPTT is an interdisciplinary effort by the National Park Service
to enhance the art, craft and science of preservation and conservation.
The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation is an independent Federal
agency that provides a forum for influencing Federal activities, programs,
and policies as they affect historic resources.
Founded in 1910 to protect New England's cultural and architectural
heritage, Historic New England is an internationally known museum and national leader
in preservation, research, and innovative programming. HNE is headquartered
in Boston, with museums located throughout Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts,
New Hampshire and Rhode Island.
The Maine Historic Preservation Commission is a state agency, and is
responsible for the identification, evaluation, and protection of Maine's
significant cultural resources as directed by the National Historic
Preservation Act of 1966. The Commission oversees the statewide survey
program, nominates properties to the National Register of Historic Places,
reviews development activities for their effect on cultural resources,
co-ordinates rehabilitation projects under the Preservation Tax Incentives
Program, assists local governments in survey work and the design of
preservation guidelines, and is involved in a variety of public education
Maine Preservation is a statewide, private, nonprofit organization dedicated
to preserving and protecting the irreplaceable architectural heritage,
historic sites and communities of Maine. This
site also features a one-stop webshop for all the answers on historic
preservation including over 100 links to funding sources, preservation
organizations, technical assistance, professionals, legislation and
upcoming preservation-related events in Maine.
Greater Portland Landmarks' mission is to enrich the quality of life
in Portland and surrounding communities by promoting the appreciation,
preservation and appropriate use of historic structures and landscapes.
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The definitive old house magazine.
The website for Fine Homebuilding, a magazine written by professional
builders for professional builders.
Hosted by the magazine Traditional Building, this site has been assembled
for design and construction professionals, and owners and managers of
historic buildings. You'll find links to suppliers of products and services,
information about our bimonthly magazine and services for sellers to
the historic market.
Journal of Light Construction is a magazine dedicated to educating builders
Welcome to Walls & Ceilings, the wall and ceiling industry's premier
publication. If you're a wall and ceiling contractor, interior contractor,
architect, manufacturer, supplier or distributor, you'll want to check
this site often.
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The preservationist's resource.
In association with Traditional Building Magazine, the Restoration Trades
Exchange is a group of dedicated building artisans and professionals
publishing information about significant specialty skills resources
and archiving it on the web, available for the use of the building and
Hanley-Wood is a leading business-to-business publisher. With 5 divisions,
40 magazines, nearly 20 trade shows/conferences and a growing interactive
presence, the company dominates the chosen markets.
A home building and remodeling network consortium operated by Hanley-Wood
The site for PBS series, This Old House.
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The homepage for the American Institute of Architects.
Paint analysis services for historic buildings and architecture.
Building Conservation Associates, Inc.
Karen Bonadio installs custom wallcoverings. Specializing in installation
and restoration of historic, antique, reproduction and custom wallcoverings
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Plaster and related materials supplier and information resource. Leading
manufacturer of building materials for construction and remodeling industries.
Plastering tools and supplies. Bon Tool Co. is a global manufacturer
of professional grade tools and supplies for the construction industry.
Plaster bonding agents. When you need high-performance bonding of cementitious
materials directly to structural surfaces, use Larsen Products Corp.
concrete and plaster bonding agents.
Plaster bonding agents. Resurfacing, Protecting, Repairing, Bonding
-- SILPRO IT! The industry leader in concrete repair and flooring products.
All of our products offer the highest levels of durability, affordability
Wm. A. Kilian Hardware Co. is a real old-fashioned hardware store. A
good source for historic paints and colors, we also have tons of housewares,
garden supplies and gifts. Just named by Philadelphia Magazine as "Best
Neighborhood Hardware Store".
Bradbury & Bradbury has a collection of over 120 historic wallpaper
patterns from the period 1860 - 1920, including hard-to-find borders,
friezes and ceiling decorations. All of our designs are printed by hand
in our studio, and are available worldwide by mail order.
A specialist decorative furnishings supplier in the English tradition,
featuring Arts & Crafts Movement wallpaper, furnishing fabric and
William Morris carpetings marketed as the Burrows Studio Collection,
Scottish lace curtains, and the Stourvale Mill Collection of reproduction
nineteenth century carpetings from the Federal, Neo-Classical and Victorian
An excellent selection of reproduction lighting and fixtures.
Lighting by Hammerworks offers a vast line of Colonial Early American
lighting fixtures and accessories.
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