PRESERVATION
PARK CITIES

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Resources

Organizations

Dallas Historical Society www.dallashistory.org

Preservation Dallas  www.preservationdallas.org

Dallas Heritage Village www.dallasheritagevillage.org

Research

SMU’s Central University Libraries (CUL) historic photographs, documents, and works of art relating to Dallas and Texas history  CUL Digital Collections.digital

Potter Art Iron Studios special collection of interest.

Looking for information on your home?

  • Go in person to the HP City Hall and ask for any information available
  • UP Library has access to the Brown Books for homes in UP
  • UP Library has photos of some homes in HP and UP taken in the 1980's
  • Virginia McAlester/Willis Winters book: The Homes of the Park Cities, Dallas: Great American Surburbs. Should be available at the libraries and also available on Amazon.  

How to research the History of a House https://www.homeadvisor.com/r/a-guide-to-researching-the-history-of-a-house/

Preservation Directory www.preservationdirectory.com

The online resource for historic preservation, building restoration and cultural resource management in the United States & Canada. Our goal is to foster the preservation of historic buildings, historic downtowns and neighborhoods, cultural resources and to promote heritage tourism by facilitating communication among historic preservation professionals and the general public.

Donate to the HP Education Foundation Tartan Fund/Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society Endowment https://6372.thankyou4caring.org/donate-now-scholarships

Web Resources & Links

Historic Ft. Worth: http://www.historicfortworth.org/

National Trust for Historic Preservation: http://www.preservationnation.org/

http://www.preservationnation.org/resources/teaching-preservation/

www.preservationnation.org/issues/sustainability/green-lab/

Neighborhoods USA: www.nusa.org/

Old House Journal:  http://www.oldhousejournal.com/

Preservation Dallas:  http://www.preservationdallas.org/

Preservation Texas:  http://www.preservationtexas.org/

Preserve America:  http://www.preserveamerica.gov/

Texas Historical Commission: http://www.thc.state.tx.us/

Old House Web:  http://www.oldhouseweb.com/

This Old House:  http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/

Traditional-Building: http://www.traditional-building.com/

     

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