Preservation Idaho is here to help, or maybe our friends can! Below you will find a list of not for profit organizations and resources to help you learn more about preservation topics.

National Resources

National Trust For Historic Preservation

National Register of Historic Places

National Alliance of Preservation Commissions


mid-century modern architecture resources

If you are interested in learning more about mid-century modern architecture here are a list of resources that may be helpful:

Idaho Modern compiled research on Arthur Troutner (coming soon!)

Trust Modern (Modernism + the Recent Past section of the National Trust for Historic Preservation)

Mid-Cenutry Spokane

Los Angeles Conservancy – Modern Committee

Portland Modern

PS ModCom - Palm Springs Modern Committee

Columbus, Indiana - examples of modern buildings in Columbus

Mid-Century Modern Midland - Midland, Michigan

DoCoMoMo-us - The Documentation and Conservation of the Modern Movement

DoCoMoMo-WeWa - Western Washington Chapter

US Modernist - the largest open digital archive in America for 20th-century Modernist residential design

US Modernist radio - engaging podcast about preservationists and modernists

US Modernist Library - archive of architecture magazines dating back to 1920

How To + Suppliers + Materials

Retro Renovation - comprehensive restoration blog with notably in-depth kitchen and bathroom advice

Eichler Network Home Improvement - advice and articles for Eichler preservationists, but applicable to most mid-century homes

Building Technology Heritage Library - archive of pre-1964 material guides and home plans

Mid-Mod Do's and Dont's - Brief list of best practices from Chicago Bauhaus