Historic Database Menu
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
- 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 you’d 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.
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.
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.