Preserving buildings and structures of the National Park System

The Park Historic Structures Program supports the preservation of historic structures, one of the cultural resource types in national parks.

Employees on the timber framing of a barn at Port Oneida Rural Historic District
What We Do

What does the Park Historic Structures Program do?

View through a doorway into the atrium at Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site
NPS Cultural Resources

The Park Historic Structures Program is part of the Cultural Resources, Partnerships, and Science Directorate

Measured drawing of concentrator mill and leaching plant, c. 1938, at Kennecott
Heritage Documentation Programs

Heritage Documentation Programs produces the nation's largest archive of historic architectural, engineering, and landscape documentation.

Curving ropes on the blue walls and nautical flags decorate the round room at Aquatic Park.
Buildings and Architecture

Explore the topic of buildings and structures in the National Park System.

A neat white church with two rectangular turrets, one with a shingled roof, is surrounded by lawn.
Technical Preservation Services

Guidance on on preserving and rehabilitating historic buildings

Last updated: August 8, 2018