Architecture

Architecture

  • Architecture of the South
    Visit some selected sites showcasing vernacular architecture of the South.
  • Alabama Department of Archives and History
    The Alabama Department of Archives and History was established by an act of the legislature on February 27, 1901.  Collecting Alabama artifacts holds a twofold mission:  to tell the story of the people of Alabama and to promote a better understanding of Alabama history.  Teachers, students, researchers, genealogists and the curious will find images, stories and lesson plans to meet a variety of  learning needs.
  • Alabama Landmarks
    The National Park Service Historic Landmarks Program provides links to several historic landmarks in Alabama.
  • Digital Archive of American Architecture
    An overview of the history of American architecture with many images, beginning with the earliest colonial structures of the 17th century including houses, churches, and industrial buildings. It continues with the 18th century, adding public buildings to the categories as well as descriptions and visual examples of both Georgian and Federal styles. The 19th century adds mills and skyscrapers to the building types and expands the description of representative styles. The 20th century adds universities. There is extensive coverage of the buildings of Frank Lloyd Wright. Includes alphabetical lists of architects and styles with brief definitions and related links.
  • Historic American Buildings Survey by the National Park Service
    The collections document achievements in architecture, engineering, and design in the United States and its territories through a comprehensive range of building types and engineering technologies and contain more than 363,000 measured drawings, large-format photographs, and written histories for more than 35,000 historic structures and sites dating from the seventeenth to the twentieth century.