Online Image Collections
The list below represents some of the available online image collections. For more detailed information on searching for images, see our Image Collections Online guide.
Digital images of plans, drawings, models and photos of architecture and man-made habitats and infrastructures, including monuments, buildings and their interiors, land and cityscapes.
Built in America: Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS), Historic American Engineering Record (HAER), and Historic American Landscape Survey (HAL).
Digitized images of measured drawings, black-and-white photographs, color transparencies, photo captions, data pages including written histories, and supplemental materials on architecture, engineering, and design.
USModernist® is a nonprofit 501C3 educational archive for the documentation, preservation, and promotion of residential Modernist architecture. With four major sections, USModernist is America’s largest open digital archive of Modernist houses and their architects. In addition to magazine articles, USModernist includes an extensive browseable gallery of images and information on projects by Modernist architects.