Historic Homes / Properties


The Guide to Historic Architecture in Fresno is a comprehensive and useful starting place for anyone interested in the subject. Of special interest to individuals documenting properties is its page on Historic Residence Research Resources. The Guide features listings, photographs and supporting data for many Local (City)Register properties.

For properties located within Fresno County, here are the primary sources of information are DARM Development and REsource Management and the Fresno County Assessor and the Fresno Fresno County Recorder's Office.

The Heritage Center's "Maps" page has information on a variety of resources valuable to urban and rural property researchers.

The Fresno County Historic Landmarks and Records Commission's web site has information on the County's Register.

Some property research and preservation links of general interest include:

California Office of Historic Preservation
General Land Office Records (Federal Land Patents)
Land Record Reference
National Register of Historic Places
National Trust for Historic Preservation
The Old House Web
American House Styles
Antique Homes
Vintage House Plans
Preservation Directory.com
Preserve.net