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Preserving historic architecture : the official guidelines / by U.S. Department of the Interior ; introduction by Wayne Goodman
PRINT PRINT | Skyhorse Publishing | 2013
Available at WMS STACKS (Call number: NA106 .P74 2013)
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632 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Preservation briefs
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1 Introduction
1 Assessing Cleaning and Water Repellent Treatments for Historic Masonry Buildings 1
1 Repointing Mortar Joints in Historic Masonry Buildings 17
1 Conserving Energy in Historic Buildings 33
1 Roofing for Historic Buildings 41
1 Preservation of Historic Adobe Buildings 49
1 Dangers of Abrasive Cleaning to Historic Buildings 57
1 Preservation of Historic Glazed Architectural Terra-Cotta 65
1 Aluminum and Vinyl Siding on Historic Buildings and the Appropriateness of Substitute Materials for Resurfacing Historic Wood Frame Buildings 73
1 Repair of Historic Wooden Windows 81
1 Exterior Paint Problems on Historic Woodwork 89
1 Rehabilitating Historic Storefronts 101
1 Preservation of Historic Pigmented Structural Glass 113
1 Repair and Thermal Upgrading of Historic Steel Windows 121
1 New Exterior Additions to Historic Buildings: Preservation Concerns 133
1 Preservation of Historic Concrete: Problems and General Approaches 145
1 Use of Substitute Materials on Historic Building Exteriors 161
1 Architectural Character: Identifying the Visual Aspects of Historic Buildings as an Aid to Preserving Their Character 175
1 Rehabilitating Interiors in Historic Buildings: Identifying and Preserving Character-Defining Elements 185
1 Repair and Replacement of Historic Wooden Shingle Roofs 193
1 Preservation of Historic Barns 205
1 Restoring Historic Flat Plaster---Walls and Ceilings 217
1 Preservation and Repair of Historic Stucco 231
1 Preserving Historic Ornamental Plaster 247
1 Heating, Ventilating, and Cooling Historic Buildings: Problems and Recommended Approaches 259
1 Preservation of Historic Signs 273
1 Preservation and Repair of Historic Log Buildings 285
1 Maintenance and Repair of Architectural Cast Iron 301
1 Painting Historic Interiors 315
1 Repair, Replacement, and Maintenance of Historic Slate Roofs 329
1 Preservation and Repair of Historic Clay Tile Roofs 345
1 Mothballing Historic Buildings 361
1 Making Historic Properties Accessible 375
1 Preservation and Repair of Historic Stained and Leaded Glass 389
1 Applied Decoration for Historic Interiors---Preserving Composition Ornament 405
1 Understanding Old Buildings: The Process of Architectural Investigation 421
1 Protecting Cultural Landscapes: Planning, Treatment, and Management of Historic Landscapes 433
1 Appropriate Methods for Reducing Lead-Paint Hazards in Historic Housing 453
1 Removing Graffiti from Historic Masonry 469
1 Holding the Line: Controlling Unwanted Moisture in Historic Buildings 485
1 Preserving Historic Ceramic Tile Floors 501
1 Seismic Retrofit of Historic Buildings: Keeping Preservation in the Forefront 517
1 Maintenance, Repair and Replacement of Historic Cast Stone 533
1 Preparation and Use of Historic Structure Reports 549
1 Use of Awnings on Historic Buildings: Repair, Replacement, and New Design 565
1 Preserving Historic Wood Porches 581
1 Preservation and Reuse of Historic Gas Stations 601
1 Maintaining the Exteriors of Small and Medium Size Historic Buildings 617
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