Ever wondered how a structure gets documented and preserved for history? Well you've come to the right place. At the Center for Historic Architecture and Design (CHAD) we are actively archiving structures located in well known and sometimes forgotten parts of Delaware.
Most of the Center work falls under National Register Nominations, Mid-Atlantic Historic Buildings and Landscapes Survey, Scenic and Historic Byways, and Laboratory for Analysis of Cultural Materials. All of which can be explored to the left!
We offer research assistantship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students in all of the activity areas.
Our Center faculty and staff also serve in leadership roles in preservation-related organizations at the local, national, and international levels, and participate in a variety of interdisciplinary initiatives across the University of Delaware and with other universities and institutions. The Center also maintains an Archive of all documentation work, and provides courses for a graduate Certificate in Historic Preservation.
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