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- AATA Online
AATA Online is a comprehensive database of over 100,000 abstracts of literature related to the preservation and conservation of material cultural heritage. Free access, but requires registration.
- America's Eleven Most Endangered Historic Places
Selected by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, with the History Channel
- CAMEO: Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online
Produced by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Conservation and Art Materials Encyclopedia Online (CAMEO) compiles, defines, and provides technical information on terms, materials, and techniques used in the fields of art conservation and historic preservation.
- e-Conservation Magazine
Published bimonthly, the magazine includes peer-reviewed articles on conservation and restoration of cultural heritage, treatment of works of art, conservation science and theory, preventive conservation, cultural management, documentation and ethics.
- Great Buildings Collection
Information on historical buildings, worldwide
- Lighthouse Heritage Site
An inventory of lighthouses around the United States. Contains survey information for 595 light stations, the Historic Lighthouse Preservation Handbook, sources for more information, and a listing of lighthouses by construction type. Produced by the National Park Service.
- Maritime National Historic Landmarks
Over 100 maritime properties designated National Historic Landmarks
- Mission 66: Modern Architecture in the National Parks
- National Building Museum
Washington DC museum dedicated to architecture and preservation
- National Historic Landmarks
Search the database
- National Register of Historic Places
- Online Training
The National Park Service's Technical Preservation Services has created web-based training features to provide professional development alternatives and enrichment programs for professional preservationists, local preservation commissions, volunteers, and anyone interested in more in-depth training in historic preservation.
- Preservation Briefs
Brochures produced by the Heritage Preservation Services of the National Park Service, designed to assist owners and developers of historic buildings in recognizing and resolving common preservation and repair problems prior to work.
- Alliance for Historic Landscape Preservation
Dedicated to the preservation and conservation of historic landscapes in all their variety, from formal gardens and public parks to rural expanses
- American Architectural Foundation
Non-profit educational organization
- American Association for State and Local History
- American Cultural Resources Association
- American Planning Association
- American Society of Landscape Architects
- Association for Preservation Technology International
A cross-disciplinary, membership organization dedicated to promoting the best technology for conserving historic structures and their settings.
- The Cultural Landscape Foundation
- DOCOMOMO US
DOCOMOMO is an acronym for the DOcumentation and COnservation of buildings, sites and neighborhoods of the MOdern MOvement. DOCOMOMO promotes the study, interpretation and protection of the architecture, landscape and urban design of the Modern Movement.
- International Council on Monuments and Sites
- National Main Street Center
- National Trust for Historic Preservation
With links to Preservation magazine and Preservation advocate news
- Partners for Sacred Places
Dedicated to historic preservation of religious properties
- Preservation Action
Nationwide organizaton working to further preservation of historic structures
- Preservation Trades Network
A non-profit membership organization founded to provide education, networking and outreach for the traditional building trades
- Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
Non-profit organization that works to convert former railroad lines to hiking/biking trails
- Recent Past Preservation Network
Assists with practical strategies to document, preserve, and re-use historic places of the recent past, particularly those of the last fifty years
- Society for Commercial Archeology
"the oldest national organiztion devoted to the buildings, artifacts, structures, signs, and symbols of the 20th-century commercial landscape"
- Society of Architectural Historians
Supports and encourages scholarly research in architecture and preservation
- Vernacular Architecture Forum (VAF)
Vernacular architecture refers to ordinary buildings and landscapes. The VAF acknowledges that there have been and continue to be debates on defining "vernacular architecture."
- World Heritage
World Heritage is the online presence of the World Heritage Committee of Unesco, which attempts to promote the mission of the World Heritage Convention. Parties to the Convention to nominate sites within their national territory for inclusion on the World Heritage List, thereby preserving the cultural and natural heritage of Earth for future generations.
Directories of Internet Sites on Historic Preservation