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Guidelines for Evaluating and Nominating Properties That Have Achieved Significance Within the Past 50 Years

National Park Service, National Register Bulletin
Originally published 1979, revised 1998
Accessed: 01.01.2023

National Register Bulletin with “chapters” covering Historic Context, Comparative Evaluation of the Significance of a Property, Time and National Register Criteria, specifically for buildings or districts of the more recent past.

Published by National Park Service.
Bulletin/article, also available in downloadable pdf.

View the National Register of Historic Places Approved Registration Form for Richard Meier's Douglas House

National Register of Historic Places Program, NPS
Listed 2016
Accessed: 01.01.2023

The National Park Service’s National Register Program includes a brief description of the property, which was nominated and approved at only 43 years of age, as well as the complete registration form that may serve as a guide for those considering designation as it shows how a proposal is assembled.

Published by the Douglas House.
Website, downloadable pdf.