Preservation Articles

Daily Argus

Preservation Points

A series of articles on preservation topics published in the Alameda Sun as PDF documents for download:
Preservation Planning
Windows: Restoring or Replacing (First in a series)
Windows: Restoring or Replacing? Second in a Series
Windows: Restoring or Replacing? Third in a series
Paint Maintenance; What the homeowner can do
Masonry Repointing
Patching Plaster Walls and Ceilings
Repairing Wood Floors
Interior Painting

AAPS Guides

Articles prepared by AAPS on preservation subjects, downloadable PDF:
Price Comparisons for Replacement Windows

Allan Temko Speech

A speech given by the former architecture critic for the San Francisco Chronicle at a dinner raising funds for restoring the City Hall Tower:

Allan Temko speech