Photograph of a historic home and a historic commercial building.

How to Preserve Your Historic Building

This collection of articles, written by preservation professionals, provides owners of historic buildings with specific recommendations and helpful tips. Get started by learning about historic preservation or browse by the topics at left.

Restoration How-To's

Click an area of the building below to see the how-to articles for that topic.

Preservation Resources

National and State Register

Research your historic building using the Architecture and History Inventory and the National Register of Historic Places to learn more about your historic building.


Tax Credits for Historic Building Rehabilitation

Before you begin your project, learn how the work you do to preserve your building may qualify for Federal and State tax credits.

Preserve America: Explore and Enjoy Our Heritage.

This Guide to historic building preservation is supported in part by a Preserve America grant administered by the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.

Have Questions?

If you have questions about preserving and rehabilitating historic buildings, please contact Jen Davel by phone at 608-264-6490 or by email.

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