Resources for Owners of Historic Properties

 
Knowing where to go for assistance with researching or renovating a historic property can make all the difference. Below are some easy guides and technical pamphlets that can help you research, maintain, repair, and enjoy your historic building.
 
 
City of Columbia's Helpful Tips for Your Historic Home: September 2011 Homeowner Workshop Booklet
 
National Park Service's Preservation Brief 3:  Improving Energy Efficiency in Historic Buildings
 
National Park Service's Preservation Brief 9:  The Repair of Historic Wooden Windows
 
National Park Service's Preservation Brief 10:  Exterior Paint Problems on Historic Woodwork
 
National Park Service's Preservation Brief 14:  New Exterior Additions to Historic Buildings: Preservation Concerns
 
 
 
For additional information, please contact the Planning Division, (803) 545-3222.