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History & Historic Preservation Links

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Historical Societies, Associations, and Commissions


Educational Webinars and PowerPoint Presentations

California Office of Historic Preservation


Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties

Understanding the Four Treatments for Historic Properties

Interpretation and Application of the Standards for Rehabilitation

Training and Workshops

Workshop Series for Local Governments (Multiple PowerPoint Presentations)

Historic Preservation Commission Ethics and Meeting Procedures (PDF)

Ethics and Meeting Procedures(PPT)

Cultural Resources as part of the Environmental Planning Process (PDF)

Overview of Historic Preservation Laws and Legal Issues*** (PDF)

Economics of Preservation (PDF)

Elements of an Effective Historic Preservation Program and CLG Status (PDF)

Creating an Effective and Useful Preservation Ordinance: One Size Does Not Fit All (PDF)

Survey and Landmark Designation as part of the Planning Process (PDF)

Incentives and Grants for Historic Preservation

California Preservation Foundation (CPF)


Recorded Webinars

CPF Publications