City and Borough of Juneau
155 S. Seward Street
Juneau, Alaska 99801
tel. 907-586-5240
fax 907-586-5385
http://www.juneau.org

CDD - Historic Preservation Database

Search Options

To simplify and streamline the search capabilities of the Historic Preservation Database, the database information has been broken up into certain categories. Those categories and their brief descriptions are listed below:

  • Juneau Landmarks and Neighborhood Map
    The Landmarks and Neighborhood Map search allows a research to view a map of the specific landmark or neighborhood with the locations of inventoried buildings/structureshistoric properties plotted on the map. Each inventoried resource is identified with a unique CBJ number#. Once you have determined which resource youd like to review, scroll down to the page and select the specific resource using the CBJ number#.
  • Architectural Style
    By searching the selecting this historic database by architectural style,catagory, the researcher is able to search historic properties by the architectural style of the building/structure. you can look up a list of architectural styles in Juneau or view the buildings that are examples of a certain style.
  • CBJ #
    All historic properties are identified with a unique CBJ number. If you know the CBJ number, you can select search the historic preservation database for just that resource. Select CBJ# from the Historic Database Menu, then enter the number in the box where indicated.
  • AHRS #
    The Alaska Historic Resources Survey (AHRS) number is another very specific search option. All historic properties and sites that have been reviewed or are identified as historically significant are assigned an AHRS number. If you know the AHRS number, you can search the historic preservation database for just that resource.If you know the Alaska Historic Resources number, you can follow the same procedure as the one for the CBJ#.
  • Year Built
    The year search option, allows the research to evaluate all historic properties of a given year. Please be aware, this search option will only result in a table of building/structures that were built in a given year, the researcher will also need to know either the Historic Name or Address of a historic property to further refine their search. The year built search is specific to the date the building/structure was built.
  • Alphabetic Listing
    By selecting this search option, a researcher will be able to browse through an alphabetical list of historic properties. The alphabetical list is generated from the historic building/structures name. All properties are listed alphabetically by historic name.
  • Neighborhood
    This search option provides the researcher with a map of the historic neighborhoods that have been inventoried. Once the correct neighborhood is identified from the map, scroll down the page and select the specific neighborhood. This will direct you to a page that includes a more defined map of that neighborhood and a list of the historic properties displayed on the map. Click on the appropriate property in the list to display the individual property information.
  • Historic Use
    The ability to search historic properties by their use is a unique way to see whathow buildings/structures were used for in the past. To simplify thise research option, the historic uses have been categorized into more defined groups; such asof a specific building by its use, buildings/structure identified in the Historic Preservation Database have been broken up into different categories that include: Commercial (i.e. Offices, Restaurants, Retail Shops), Industrial (Mining, Canneries, etc), Industrial (Mining, Canneries, etc), Public/Institutional (Schools, Fraternal Organizations, Government, etc), Culture/Recreation (Parks, Motion Picture Theaters, Performing Arts Theaters), Religious (Cemeteries, Churches, Synagogues), Residential (Single and Multiple-Family Dwellings), and Transportation (Shipwrecks, etc.). Please be aware, Tthis search option will only result in a table of building/structures that were placed in a given use category, the researcher will also need to know either the Historic Name or Address of a historic property to further refine their search.
  • Architect/Contractors
    The option of searching historic properties by the Architect or Contractor will result in a narrow table of properties that were designed or built by that individual or firm. TPlease be aware, this search option will only result in a table of building/structures that were placed in a given use category, the researcher will also need to know either the Historic Name or Address of a historic property to further refine their search.


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