Best Practices Manual for Historic Sites Available for Download

Posted on: January 14th, 2011 by National Trust for Historic Preservation

Best Practices Manual for the Care of Structures and Landscapes, prepared for National Trust Historic Sites in February 2010

Written by Barbara Campagna

Finally – the National Trust’s Best Practices Manual, complete with over 50 pages on Sustainable Practices at existing and historic buildings – is online and downloadable!

How Do You Take Care of Historic Sites?

Taking care of historic sites requires a sound understanding of good stewardship principles, some well-thought-out policies and a lot of common sense! And in the case of the National Trust’s 29 historic sites, many of which are National Historic Landmarks, expertise in historic preservation practices for buildings and landscapes. To learn more about the National Trust’s Best Practices Manual and download it for advice on any historic building, please see the new architecture page on the Historic Sites Blog.

Barbara A. Campagna, FAIA, LEED AP is the Graham Gund Architect of the National Trust in the Stewardship of Historic Sites office.


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