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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 Guide to Historic Window Repair

 

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

 

National Park Service's Preservation Brief 17: Architectural Character - Identifying the Visual Aspects of Historic Buildings as an Aid to Preserving their Character

 

National Park Service's Preservation Brief 35: Understanding Old Buildings: The Process of Architectural Investigation

 

For additional information, please contact the Planning Division, (803) 545-3222.

 
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