Architecture & Historic Preservation

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Staff Recommends

The Ecological House: Sustainable Architecture Around the World by Marco MoroGreat Buildings: The World's Architectural Masterpieces Explored and Explained by Philip WilkinsonPrefabulous + Almost Off the Grid: Your Path to Building an Energy-Independent Home  by Sheri KoonesBuildings of Michigan by Kathryn  EckertDetroit's Historic Places of Worship by Marla  Collum

Newspapers and Magazines

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Architectural Digest

Architectural Record

Dwell

Community Resources

Kalamazoo Builders Exchange

Kalamazoo Historic Preservation Commission

Websites

Built in America

Historic American Buildings Survey 1933-Present from the Library of Congress

Great Buildings Collection

The world of architecture online.

Michigan's State Historic Preservation Plan

Weatherization Guide for Older & Historic Buildings

The National Trust for Historic Preservation's guide to making older and historic buildings more energy efficient without jeopardizing their unique character.

Kalamazoo Architecture

Frank Lloyd Wright in Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo Art Deco Architecture

Kalamazoo Historic Assessing Record Cards

Assessors record cards for parcels in the city of Kalamazoo.

National Register of Historic Places - Kalamazoo County

Listing of historic districts and buildings in Kalamazoo County.


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