Washington, D.C. National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, ca 1982. Original edition. Three Hole Pamphlet. Quarto, (8 1/2"x 11") pp 11. Sepia toned photographs and architectural renderings on each page. Very Good+. Item #17666
A guide to the decision making process for preserving historic commercial buildings. This includes an overview of cast iron architectural design in the 19th century and early 20th century glass design. A practical list of questions to ask regarding condition, construction, and degree of deterioration is especially helpful. The author also describes methods for repairing and cleaning masonry and glass.