Directory of links to architectural archives web sites in the United States. Remember that architecture collections often include city planning, urban design, and landscape architecture materials.
Francis Violich Latin American urban planning collection
EnvDesign HT169 L3 V5 Shelved at NRLF; advance notice required for use. A collection of several thousand planning documents covering the development of Latin American planning and planning education during the period 1941-1972.
Is one of many searchable archives containing photographs, pictures, and manuscripts from the collections of the UC Berkeley Bancroft Library, including many historical images of San Francisco Bay Area places.
Bird's Eye Views: Historic Lithographs of North American Cities
also called fire insurance maps, show a variety of details, including actual lot boundaries, special uses, building materials and building footprints. Links to description of and indexes to fire insurance maps.
The Los Angeles Aqueduct Digital Platform is a public resource for research and information. It provides access to primary sources that document the Aqueduct’s history, as well as scholarship that investigates the Aqueduct’s impact on the development of Southern California.