Selected Reading On Special Project Procedures

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This standard includes a listing of some known sources that may be
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to this subject.


-    Archibald, Margaret.  "Positive Evidence:  Using Photographs
         as Documents in Structural History."  APT Bulletin, Vol.
         XII, No. 3, 1980, pp. 62-92.

-    Bock, Gordon.  "Tools for Rough Stuff."  The Old-House
         Journal, November/December 1989, pp. 26-27.

-    Bucher, Wm. Ward.  "(The) Crack Detective, Part I:  Beginning
         the Investigation."  The Old-House Journal, May 1981, pp.
         97, 114-117.

-    ________.  "(The) Crack Detective, Part II:  Lining Up the
         Suspects."  The Old-House Journal, July 1981, pp. 155-159.

-    ________.  "(The) Crack Detective, Part III:  More Suspects."
         The Old-House Journal, August 1981, pp. 177-181

-    ________.  "(The) Crack Detective, Part IV:  Planning
         Structural Repairs."  The Old-House Journal, December
         1981, pp. 277-281.

-    ________.  "Drying-In and Drying-Out; Flood-Damage Lessons
         From Hurricane Hugo."  The Old-House Journal, March/April
         1991, pp. 40-43.

-    Byrne, Richard.  "Some Architectural Conservation Health
         Hazards."  APT Bulletin, Vol. XI, No. 2, 1979, pp. 23-29.

-    Dean, Jeff.  "Photographing Historic Buildings."  APT
         Bulletin, Vol. XIV, No. 4, 1982, pp. 31-46.

-    The General Services Administration.  "Fire Safety
         Retrofitting in Historic Buildings."  Advisory Council on
         Historic Preservation and the General Services
         Administration, August 1989.

-    Gianopulos, Nicholas L.  "Suggested Guidelines for the
         Structural Examination, Analysis and Evaluation of a
         Historic Structure."  APT Bulletin, Vol. XIV, No. 4,
         1982, pp. 27-28.

-    Grimmer, Anne E.  "Dangers of Abrasive Cleaning to Historic
         Buildings."  Preservation Briefs #6.  Washington, D.C.:
         U.S. Department of the Interior, 1979.

-    Hattis, David B.  "How Existing Buildings and Building
         Rehabilitation are Regulated."  APT Bulletin, Vol. XIII,
         No. 2, 1981, pp. 9-12

-    ________.  "Reasonable Health and Safety in Reuse of Buildings
         as Presented in the Three Technical Guidelines."  APT
         Bulletin, Vol. XIII, No. 2, 1981, pp. 17-18.

-    ________.  "Some Current Regulatory Innovations Related to
         Building Rehabilitation."  APT Bulletin, Vol. XIII, No.
         2, 1981, pp. 13-16.

-    Howard, Murray.  "Craftsmanship at the University of
         Virginia."  APT Bulletin, Vol. XVIII, No. 4. pp. 30-40.

-    Jandel, H. Ward.  "Rehabilitating Interiors in Historic
         Buildings:  Identifying and Preserving Character-Defining
         Elements."  Preservation Briefs #18.  Washington, D.C.:
         U.S. Department of the Interior, 1988.

-    Jones, Larry D.  "Specifying Exterior Restoration in the Real
         World."  APT Bulletin, Vol. XVII, No. 2, 1985, pp. 43-47.

-    Kapsch, Robert J.  "HABS/HAER:  A User's Guide."  APT
         Bulletin, Vol. XXII, No. 1/2, 1990, pp. 22-34.

-    Knight, Katherine.  "Restoration Materials in the 1990s:
         California Leanin' Is Becoming a Reality."  The Old-House
         Journal, November/December 1989, pp. 28-31.

-    Labine, Clem.  "Evaluating the Exterior:  Siding, Trim,
         Foundations, Porches."  The Old-House Journal, March
         1981, pp. 55-58.

-    ________.  "Energy-Saving Fundamentals."  The Old-House
         Journal, September 1981, pp. 203-207.

-    ________.  "Talk About Caulk."  The Old-House Journal,
         September 1980, pp. 113-115.

-    Langenbach, Randolph.  "Brick, Mortar, and Earthquakes;
         Historic Preservation vs. Earthquake Safety."  APT
         Bulletin, Vol. XXI, No. 3/4, 1989, pp. 30-43.

-    Leeke, John.  "(The) Whole Kit and Kaboodle."  The Old-House
         Journal, November/December 1989, pp. 24-25.

-    Lynch, Michael E.  "Protection of Historic Buildings During
         Construction."  APT Bulletin, Vol. XVIII, No. 3, 1986,
         pp. 8-9.

-    Mann, Frederick M.  "Photo Drawings, A Practical Alternative."
         APT Bulletin, Vol. XIX, No. 2, 1987, pp. 24-37.

-    Markman, Howard.  "Fire Ratings of Archaic Materials and
         Assemblies."  APT Bulletin, Vol. XIII, No. 2, 1981, pp.

-    McCarthy, Thomas H.  "Programming for Preservation."  APT
         Bulletin, Vol. XIV, No. 4, 1982, pp. 47-48.

-    Morton, W. Brown III, and Gary L. Hume.  "The Secretary of the
         Interior's Standards for Rehabilitation and Guidelines
         for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings."  Preservation
         Assistance Division, National Park Service, U.S.
         Department of the Interior.  Revised 1983.

-    Nelson, Lee H.  "Architectural Character:  Identifying the
         Visual Aspects of Historic Buildings as an Aid to
         Preserving Their Character."  Preservation Briefs #17.
         Washington, D.C.:  U.S. Department of the Interior, 1988.

-    O'Donnell, Bill.  "Restoration Health Hazards."  The Old-House
         Journal, January/February 1988, pp. 44-49.

-    Park, Sharon C.  "(The) Use of Substitute Materials on
         Historic Building Exteriors."  Preservation Briefs #16.
         Washington, D.C.:  U.S. Department of the Interior.

-    Poore, Jonathan.  "My Old-House Discovery:  The Screw Gun."  
         The Old-House Journal, January/February 1985, pp. 6-7.

-    ________.  "Portable Power Tools For Renovation Work."  The
         Old-House Journal, November/December 1989, pp. 22-23.

-    Poore, Patricia.  "Reaching High Places."  The Old-House
         Journal, July/August 1986, pp. 290-293.

-    Prudon, Theodore H. M.  "(The) Restoration Process, An
         Explanation of Costs."  APT Bulletin, Vol. XVIII, No. 4,
         1986, pp. 71-76.

-    Rainer, J.H.  "Effect of Vibrations on Historic Buildings:  An
         Overview."  APT Bulletin, Vol. XIV, No. 1, 1982, pp. 3-10.

-    Reed, Paula Stoner.  "Documentation of Historic Structures."
         APT Bulletin, Vol. XIV, No. 4, 1982, pp. 19-22.

-    Reilly, Jack.  "Living With(out) Asbestos."  The Old-House
         Journal, March/April 1987, pp. 34-38.

-    Richardson, Greg, and Kevin Browne.  "Asbestos:  A
         Controllable Risk."  Building Renovation,
         September/October 1992, pp. 23-26.

-    Rockhill, Dan.  "Structural Restoration with Epoxy Resins."
         APT Bulletin, Vol. XX, No. 3, 1988, pp. 29-34.

-    Smith, Baird M.  "Conserving Energy in Historic Buildings."
         Preservation Briefs #3.  Washington, D.C.:  U.S.
         Department of the Interior, 1978.

-    Spiers, Jr., Tomas H.  "Historic Structure Reports, An
         Introduction and Overview."  APT Bulletin, Vol. XIV, No.
         4, 1982, pp. 3-6.

-    ________.  "Architectural Investigation and Analysis for
         Historic Structure Reports."  APT Bulletin, Vol. XIV, No.
         4, 1982, pp. 23-26.

-    Technical Staff, OHJ.  "Inspection Checklist for Older
         Buildings."  The Old-House Journal, September/October
         1987, pp. 40-45.

-    ________.  "Architectural Salvage Sources."  The Old-House
         Journal, (March/April 1990), pp. 37-39.

-    ________.  "Ice Dams - Causes, Cures, Repairs."  The Old-House
         Journal, October 1980, p. 147.

-    Stockbridge, Jerry G.  "Crack Evaluation and Monitoring."  APT
         Bulletin, Vol. XVIII, No. 3, 1986, pp. 6-7.

-    Weeks, Kay D.  "New Exterior Additions to Historic Buildings:
         Preservation Concerns."  Preservation Briefs #14.
         Washington, D.C.:  U.S. Department of the Interior.

-    Wilkinson, Jeff.  "Restoration Tools:  Finish Tools."  The
         Old-House Journal, November/December 1989, pp. 20-21.

-    Wilson, Forrest.  "Doctors for Building."  Technology Review,
         May/June 1986, pp. 49-58.


-    Addleson, Lyall.  Building Failures, A Guide to Diagnosis,
         Remedy and Prevention.  2nd ed. London:  Butterworth
         Architecture, 1989.

-    Ballantyne, Duncan S.  Accommodation of Disabled Visitors at
         Historic Sites in the National Park System.  Washington,
         D.C.:  U.S. Department of the Interior, 1983.  

-    Belle, John, John R. Hoke, and Stephen A. Kliment, eds.
         Traditional Details for Building Restoration, Renovation,
         and Rehabilitation; From the 1932-1951 Editions of
         "Architectural Graphic Standards".  New York:  John Wiley
         & Sons, Inc., 1991.

-    Bevitt, Emogene A., Hugh C. Miller, and Lee H. Nelson.  Skills
         Development Plan for Historical Architects in the
         National Park Service.  Washington, D.C.:  U.S.
         Department of the Interior, 1986.  

-    Building Research Establishment.  Building Defects and
         Maintenance.  2nd. ed.  New York:  The Construction
         Press, 1977.

-    Burns, John A.  Recording Historic Structures, Historic
         American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering
         Record.  Washington, D.C.:  The American Institute of
         Architects Press, 1989.

-    Calloway, Stephen.  The Elements of Style.  New York:  Simon
         and Schuster, 1991.

-    Chambers, J. Henry.  Cyclical Maintenance for Historic
         Buildings.  Washington, D.C.:  U.S. Department of the
         Interior, 1976.

-    Chudley, R.  The Maintenance and Adaptation of Buildings.  New
         York:  Longman Group, 1981.

-    Colin, Amery, ed.  Three Centuries of Architectural
         Craftsmanship.  London:  Architectural Press; New York:
         Nichols Pub. Co., 1977.

-    Duerksen, Christopher J., ed.  A Handbook on Historic
         Preservation Law.  Washington, D.C.:  Conservation
         Foundation, 1983.

-    Feilden, Bernard M.  Conservation of Historic Buildings.
         London:  Butterworth Scientific, 1982.

-    Fisher, Charles E., Michael Auer, and Anne Grimmer, eds.  The
         Interiors Handbook for Historic Buildings.  Washington,
         D.C.:  Historic Preservation Foundation, 1988.

-    Gratwick, R.T.  Dampness In Buildings.  2nd. ed.  New York:
         Halsted Press, 1974.

-    Harris, Cyrl M.  Illustrated Dictionary of Historical
         Architecture.  New York:  Dover Books, 1983.

-    History Division.  Catalog of National Historic Landmarks.
         Washington, D.C.:  U.S. Department of the Interior,
         National Park Service, 1987.

-    Hitchcock, Henry Russel.  Architecture:  Nineteenth and
         Twentieth Centuries.  1958, 1963; 2nd ed.  Reprint,
         Baltimore:  Penguin, 1971.

-    Innes, Jocasta.  Exterior Details.  S&S Trade, 1991.

-    Insall, Donald W.  The Care of Old Buildings Today, A
         Practical Guide.  London:  The Architectural Press, 1972.

-    International Centre for Conservation, and International
         Centre Committee of the Advisory Council on Historic
         Preservation.  Preservation and Conservation:  Principles
         and Practices, Proceedings of the North American
         International Regional Conference, Williamsburg, Virginia
         and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Washington, D.C.:  The
         Preservation Press, 1976.

-    International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO).
         Uniform Code for Building Conservation.  Whittier:  ICBO,

-    Kitchen, Judith L.  Caring For Your Old House:  A Guide for
                   Owners and Residents.  Washington, D.C.:  1991.

-    King, Thomas F.  The Archeological Survey:  Methods and Uses.
         1978. (NTIS order #PB284061)

-    King, Thomas F., Patricia Heckman Parker, and Gary Berg.
         Anthropology in Historic Preservation:  Caring for
         Culture's Clutter.  New York:  Academic Press, 1977.

-    Labine, Clem, ed.  Traditional Building, The Professional's
         Source for Historical Products.  Brooklyn:  Historical
         Trends Corporation, Vol. 1, No. 1, September/October 1988
         to present.

-    Lowenthal, David, and Marcus Binney, eds.  Our Past Before Us:
         Why Do We Save It?  London:  Temple Smith, 1981.

-    Maddex, Diane, ed.  Landmark Yellow Pages.  Washington, D.C.:
         The Preservation Press, 1990.

-    Maintenance and Repair Manual for Historic Structures, Fort
         Lewis.  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District,

-    Mills, Edward D., ed.  Building Maintenance and Preservation.
         Boston:  Butterworth Inc., 1980.

-    National Park Service, American Association of State and Local
         History, National Conference of State Historic
         Preservation Officers.  National Register of Historic
         Places, 1966-1991.  Washington, D.C.:  U.S. Department of
         the Interior, 1991.

-    The Old-House Journal Catalog.  Gloucester:  The Old-House
         Journal Corporation, 1992.

-    Parrott, Charles.  Access to Historic Buildings for the
         Disabled:  Suggestions for Planning and Implementation.
         Washington, D.C.:  U.S. Department of the Interior,

-    Phillips, Stephen J.  Old House Dictionary.  Lakewood CO:
         American Source Books, 1989.

-    Popeliers, John C., Allen Chambers, and Nancy Schwartz.  What
         Style Is It?   Washington, D.C.:  The Preservation Press,

-    Ransom, W.H.  Building Failures, Diagnosis and Avoidance.
         London:  E.&F.N. Spon, Ltd., 1981.

-    Roth, Leland.  A Concise History of American Architecture.
         New York:  Harper and Row, Icon Editions, 1980.

-    Seaquist, Edgar O.  Diagnosing & Repairing House Structure
         Problems.  New York:  McGraw Hill, 1980.

-    Seeley, Ivor.  Building Maintenance.  London:  MacMillan
         Publishers, 1976.

-    Seeley, Ivor.  Building Surveys, Reports and Dilapidations.
         London:  MacMillan Publishers, 1985.

-    Shopsin, William.  Restoring Old Buildings for Contemporary
         Uses.  New York:  Whitney Library of Design, 1986.  

-    Simmons, H.L.  The Architect's Remodeling, Renovation, and
         Restoration Handbook.  New York:  Nostrand Reinhold,

-    Smeallie, Peter H., and Smith, Peter H.  New Construction for
         Older Buildings:  A Design Sourcebook for Architects and
         Preservationists.  New York:  John Wiley & Sons. Inc.,

-    Sturgis, Russel.  A Dictionary of Architecture and Building.
         3 vols. 1905; reprint ed., Detroit, MI:  Gales, 1966.

-    Technical Preservation Services, National Park Service.
         Respectful Rehabilitation:  Answers to Your Questions
         About Old Buildings.  Washington, D.C.:  The Preservation
         Press, 1982.

-    United States Department of the Army.  Historic Preservation
         Maintenance Procedures.  Washington, D.C.:  Headquarters,
         Department of the Army, 1977.

-    Whiffen, Marcus, and Fredrick Koeper.  American Architecture,
         1607-1976.  Cambridge:  MIT Press, 1981.

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