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Record Group Number: 000155
Series/Collection Number: .S 1484
Creator: Florida. Bureau of Historic Preservation.
Title, Dates: Historic American Buildings Survey records, 1982-2015.
Amount: 36.75 cubic ft.
280.00 items
Medium Included:
Organization/Arrangement: Subdivided into (1) Historical narratives with photographs, negatives, and/or blueprints; and (2) Architectural drawings. Within subdivisions, arranged alphabetically by location, then by project.
Restrictions: Restricted:  Any building plans, blueprints, schematic drawings, or diagrams of government facilities or structures in this series are exempt from public disclosure as per Florida Statutes Chapter 119.071 (Chapter 2002-67, Laws of Florida, HB 735, 2002).  This restriction does not apply to facilities or structures that no longer exist.
Terms Governing Use:
Biographical/Historical:     The Historic American Buildings Survey, initiated in 1933, is the oldest Federal preservation program, created as a comprehensive effort to document America's historic places. In 1969, it joined with the Historic American Engineering Record, which documents industrial landmarks and bridges. In selecting places for documentation, priority is given to sites of national significance or buildings of architectural significance that are being demolished.

    The Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record (HABS/HAER) works cooperatively with state agencies, universities, and historical societies to collect its surveys. The documentation, which includes measured architectural drawings, photographs, and historical reports, is produced in a standard format according to HABS/HAER guidelines. The Library of Congress is the repository for the documentation. The Bureau of Historic Preservation, which is part of the Division of Historic Resources of the Department of State, is the state agency responsible for coordinating the HABS/HAER projects in Florida.

Summary:     This series contains records maintained by the Bureau of Historic Preservation in documenting projects conducted with the Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record. The records include working copies of historical reports, photographs, negatives, floor plans, and architectural drawings. It documents the architectural design of selected historic sites and/or of buildings, residences, and bridges prior to their destruction or renovation in Florida, including the seaplane hangars and erecting shops built from 1907 to 1918 at the U.S. Naval Air Station at Pensacola; and seventy West Palm Beach residences of the Hillcrest neighborhood, built from 1924 to 1941 and representative of domestic architectural style of that period.

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Subject Access Fields: Burkhart House (Miami, Fla.)
Ormond Hotel (Ormond Beach, Fla.)
San Luis Mission (Tallahassee, Fla.)
Three Score and Ten Club (Miami, Fla.)
Architecture, Domestic Florida
Bridges Florida
Historic preservation Florida
Military architecture.
Navy-yards and naval stations, American Florida
Roads Design and construction Florida
Spaceports Florida.
Architectural records. aat
Photographs. aat
Negatives. aat
Alachua County (Fla.)
Avon Park (Fla.)
Blackburn Point Bridge (Osprey, Fla.)
Brevard County (Fla.)
Cape Canaveral (Fla.)
Fort George Island (Fla.)
Gainesville (Fla.)
Kennedy Boulevard Bridge (Tampa, Fla.)
Key West (Fla.)
Kingsley Plantation (Fort George Island, Fla.)
Lake Worth (Fla.)
Martin County (Fla.)
Miami (Fla.)
Miami River Canal Bridge (Miami, Fla.)
Northwest 27th Avenue Bridge (Miami, Fla.)
Ormond Beach (Fla.)
Osprey (Fla.)
Pensacola (Fla.)
Tampa (Fla.)
Walton County (Fla.)
Washington County (Fla.)
West Palm Beach (Fla.)
Added Entries Historic American Buildings Survey.
Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record.