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National Register of Historic Places
The official site provides a searchable database of properties on the Register, information on listing, virtual tours of historic sites, resources for teaching, and order form for its publications.
http://www.nps.gov/nr/

American Architecture: 1700 to 1799
Some of the famous buildings of eighteenth-century America featured in Great Buildings Online: images, architects, commentary and sources.
http://www.greatbuildings.com/gbc_types/usa/usa_1700-1799.html

American Jewish Sites Database
The International Survey of Jewish Monuments provides a searchable database of information on historic Jewish sites in North America, including synagogues, cemeteries and houses.
http://www.isjm.org/building.htm

American Landscape and Architectural Design, 1850-1920
A collection of 2,800 lantern slides from the Harvard Graduate School of Design, housed by the Library of Congress. Views of cities, specific buildings, parks, estates and gardens.
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/award97/mhsdhtml/aladhome.html

Digital Archive of American Architecture
Images of American architecture from 1620 to the present by Prof. Jeffery Howe of Boston College.
http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/cas/fnart/fa267/default.html

Historic American Building Survey and Historic American Engineering Record
An index of architectural and engineering sites organized by state, some with images from the Library of Congress.
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/habs_haer/

Mission 66 Visitor Centers
Christine Madrid discusses and illustrates the visitor centers built in US national parks 1956-1966 as examples of early modern, distinctly American architecture.
http://www.mission66.com/

The Architecture of Colonial New England and the Southern Colonies
Lecture and bibliography by Valerie Ann Polino of Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute on the development of architecture in Colonial America.
http://www.yale.edu/ynhti/curriculum/units/1978/4/78.04.03.x.html

The Evolution of the American Front Porch
A study by Scott Cook with illustrations and a bibliography. Covers its origins, stylistic evolution, history and cultural significance.
http://xroads.virginia.edu/~CLASS/am483_97/projects/cook/first.htm