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Reference

Reference: Better than Wikipedia

Use the resources on this page to discover basic information about architects and buildings. The resources are produced by scholars and experts in the field. They can be trusted to supply factual information about the topic that does not need to be cross checked. These sources may include both information about the building and images. Don't forget to cite them!

Databases

Reference Books

Below are a sample of useful reference works. More can be found in the Reading Room at the Architecture and Planning Library.

National Register of Historic Places, National Park Service

Did you select a historically designated building in the United States as your research topic? You might be able to find out important information about your building by locating its nomination form through the National Register of Historic Places.

Buildings of the United States Series

Don't forget about the Building of the United States Series published by the Society of Architectural Historians. These works are arranged by states and regions within states and can be found in the Architecture and Planning Library's reference section under call number NA 730.

For example:

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