Cultural Resources

Historic Structures, Districts, and Landscapes: Historic Property Tools

Historic Housing Building Materials and Technical Information

Historic Roofing Technical Information pdf [202 KB]

This document contains summary technical and research information related to the treatment of historic roofs and roofing materials, including: a summary of Federal policy and guidelines related to the rehabilitation, replacement, and treatment of historic roofing; a selection of technical guidance and recommended approaches for the preservation of historic roofing according to Federal resources; related DoD Legacy research; Federal case studies on historic roofing; program alternatives containing language on the maintenance of historic windows; and additional information on the subject.

Historic Windows Technical Information pdf [226 KB]

This document contains summary technical and research information concerning the treatment of historic windows and includes: a summary of Federal policy and guidelines related to the rehabilitation, replacement, and treatment of historic windows; a selection of technical guidance and recommended approaches for the preservation of historic windows according to Federal resources; related DoD Legacy research; Federal case studies on the treatment of historic windows; program alternatives containing language on the maintenance of historic windows; and additional information on the subject.

Additional information on historic building materials can be found here: Historic Privatized Housing

Mitigation Through 3-D Visualization

Protocols for 3D Visualization as Alternative Mitigation and Public Interpretation - Report, 2017 (Legacy 14-733) pdf [108.96 MB]

This report provides protocols and best practices for the use of 3D visualization in cultural resources projects. Brian D. Crane.

Protocols for 3D Visualization as Alternative Mitigation and Public Interpretation - Fact Sheet (Legacy 14-733) pdf [45 KB]

Testing Blast-Resistant Replacement Windows

Performance Testing of Historically Appropriate Blast-Resistant Windows, Volume I - Report, 2007 (Legacy 04-219) pdf [4.09 MB]

Volume I of II (Background and Testing Program) provides manufacturer-independent test data for historically compatible blast-resistant windows and a listing of blast test facilities. The report includes a list of blast-resistant window manufacturers capable of complying with UFC 4-010-01 (DoD Minimum Antiterrorism Standards for Buildings) and 36 CFR Part 67. Julie L. Webster, Patrick E. Reicher.

Performance Testing of Historically Appropriate Blast-Resistant Windows, Volume II - Report, 2007 (Legacy 04-219) pdf [31.55 MB]

Volume II of II (Test Data) provides manufacturer-independent test data for historically compatible blast-resistant windows and a listing of blast test facilities. The report includes a list of blast-resistant window manufacturers capable of complying with UFC 4-010-01 (DoD Minimum Antiterrorism Standards for Buildings) and 36 CFR Part 67. Julie L. Webster, Patrick E. Reicher.

Performance Testing of Historically Appropriate Blast-Resistant Windows - Fact Sheet, 2007 (Legacy 04-219) pdf [42 KB]