Publications and Resources

Publications and Resources

Historic Preservation Ordinance

Books

Montgomery Modern
Montgomery Modern: Modern Architecture In Montgomery County, Maryland, 1930–1979 is a chronicle of mid-century modern architecture in Montgomery County. This illustrated reference guide includes an inventory of key buildings and communities, and biographical sketches of practitioners including architects, landscape architects, planners and developers.

Places from the Past
The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission has published a book that inventories historic sites and districts in Montgomery County. Places from the Past: The Tradition of Gardez Bien in Montgomery County, Maryland is beautifully illustrated with photographs, architectural drawings and maps.

Chevy Chase
Chevy Chase: A Home Suburb for the Nation’s Capital documents the fascinating history of Francis Newlands’ vision and chronicles evolving trends in American domestic architecture and society throughout this century. An in-depth look at this model community offers a greater understanding of the factors that contributed to this successful suburban development. This richly illustrated narrative heightens our appreciation of the importance to our national culture of the suburban ideal.

Reports

The Preservationist

The Preservationist newsletter was published quarterly and it reported on historic preservation topics, events, and programs across Montgomery County.

Tour resources

Ride Montgomery County’s History: A 30-mile bicycle loop that starts and ends at Dillingham Park in Poolesville  and includes stops at historic structures.

Montgomery Modern Bus Tours: Download guidebooks and watch videos of past years’ tours.

Montgomery Parks

  • Archaeology
    Montgomery Parks’ archaeology program identifies, manages, and interprets archaeological sites on parkland.
Last Updated: September 26, 2018