Seismic Retrofitting and Historic Buildings

As we were reminded on Tuesday, we can experience earthquakes in our region. Are you thinking now about ways to retrofit your historic building to better withstand future seismic activity? Consider reading Preservation Brief 41: The Seismic Retrofit of Historic Buildings, part of the series of technical briefs produced by the National Park Service to aid in the proper maintenance and rehabilitation of historic structures.

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