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Government Resources for Art, Architecture, and Engineering: Architecture & Engineering

A guide to government agencies and websites with connections to art, architecture, and engineering.

Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Survey

Historic American Buildings Survey / Historic American Engineering Survey / Historic American Landscapes Survey

These collections document architecture, engineering, and landscape design in the U.S. and illustrate a variety of building types and engineering technologies.  The collection includes measured drawings and large-format photographs. 

                                               

                                  Measured drawings of Beebe Windmill in New York

 

 

National Register of Historic Places

National Register of Historic Places

Properties are listed in the National Register if they meet the evaluation criteria, which can include significance in architecture or engineering.

National Register properties and districts near Washington, DC

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Architecture & Engineering Images

                     

Johnston, Frances Benjamin, photographer. Fotheringay, Elliston, Montgomery County, Virginia. Elliston Montgomery County Virginia, 1935. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/csas200905251/

Historic American Engineering Record, Creator, Buffalo Coal Company, Army Coal Commission, and Sutton Outdoor Mining Musuem. Buffalo Coal Mine, Vulcan Cable Hoist, Wishbone Hill, Southeast end, near Moose Creek, Sutton, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK. Alaska Matanuska Susitna Borough Sutton, 1968. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ak0233/

Margolies, John, photographer. Haunted house, Castle Park Golf, Polk Street. California Riverside United States, 1985. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2017705303/

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