Utah Preservation magazine, which was published annually for ten years, contains articles about the many facets of historic preservation in Utah.
How to Research Your House
A description of the many resources that you should consult when researching your house.
Guidelines for Photographing Historic Buildings
Recommendations on equipment, film, and techniques for photographing historic buildings.
Guidelines for Measuring Historic Building Floor Plans
Recommendations on tools, measuring techniques, and drawing techniques to use in developing floor plans of historic buildings.
How to Read an Historic Building
Online training, prepared by the National Park Service, to help you identify those elements or features that give historic buildings their unique visual character.
Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS)
A program developed by the National Park Service to document historic places. Search their site to view drawings and photos online!
Utah Historic Buildings and Sites
Our office maintains files on thousands of historic buildings throughout the state. We might already have information on your building. Contact Cory Jensen or 801-245-7242. You can also search Utah's National Register buildings on the National Park Service website.
Intensive Level and Reconnaissance Level Surveys
Intensive level surveys are in-depth research on an individual property.
Reconnaissance level surveys are an approach to systematically documenting and evaluating historic buildings in Utah communities. We provide guidelines and instructions for both kinds of surveys.
Historic Site Form
A form to guide your research and help you collect information on your property. (pdf)
See great resources and links for rehabilitating old buildings.
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