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Architecture: Find Images

A guide to resources and research in architecture, landscape architecture, sustainable building, and the urban landscape.

Key Resource: ARTstor

Finding Images Through Books

Books are often a strong source of images - plans, sections, photographs, drawings, diagrams, and more - of specific buildings and structures. Search by building name, architect, region, and/or time period in Scholar OneSearch:

Finding Images Using the Avery Index

Screenshot highlighting the Document Feature section of the Avery Index Search Interface

Cultural Heritage Platforms

Images at the Northeastern University Archives & Special Collections

The Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections are committed to documenting the history of Northeastern University and the history of Boston's social movements, including civil and political rights, immigrant rights, homelessness, and urban and environmental justice. The records document the history of Boston's African American, Chinese, LGBTQ, Latinx and other communities, as well as Boston's public infrastructure, neighborhoods, and natural environments.

Collections include:

Worldwide Image Resources