We have posted materials here to help other communities with their modern surveys. If you have additional tools from your own towns please send them to and we will add them as resources.

Sample Request for Qualifications for Survey Consultant:

Timeline: Homeowner Communications & Tools:

Sample Budget:

Sample survey form Used

Other Sample Surveys:

  • Denver, CO : Harvey Park South Huchinson Homes
  • Landmarks IL : Chicago's North and northwest suburbs
  • Palm Springs Preservation Foundation : 200 architecturally significant properties with 53 appropriate for designation.
  • Phoenix, AZ: The historic preservation commission has completed a number of neighborhood surveys including a windshield survey of the Pierson Place neighborhood (1910-1956) as well as a study of post WWII commercial resources (1945-1975) throughout the city.
  • Preservation Dallas: Organized surveys of Dallas neighborhoods in the early 1960’s including mid-century residences of Greenway Parks.
  • Recent Past Preservation Network: National non-profit education and advocacy group prepared a list of past survey, designation and organizational resources arranged by state.
  • Scottsdale, AZ: Historic Preservation Commission completed a survey of all 37 post-war residential neighborhoods.
  • Tempe, AZ: The city has completed a survey of their post war residential neighborhoods and identified another 20 for consideration.

National Trust for Historic Preservation, 2009.