Historic Properties Analysis

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Historic resources bring an intangible value to our society, environment, and local communities.

As time passes, the identification and preservation of historic resources becomes ever more important. ESA provides professional guidance regarding historical resources requirements for preservation, conservation, rehabilitation, adaptive-reuse, and redevelopment projects pursuant to federal, state, and local regulations. Our team consists of highly qualified architectural historians, historic architects, conservators, and preservation planners, each of whom exceed the U.S. Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards (36 CFR 61). 

Specialized Services

  • Architectural design review and technical support for construction plans
  • California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Quality Act (NEPA) impact assessments
  • Curation and museum collections management
  • Feasibility studies for adaptive reuse and rehabilitation
  • Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS), Historic American Engineering Record (HAER), and Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS) reports
  • Historic landscape surveys and assessments
  • Historic resources assessment and management
  • Historic resources interpretive design
  • Historic structure reports
  • National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) Section 106
  • National Register, California Register, and local landmark nominations
  • Peer review and litigation support
  • Preservation treatment and architectural conservation plans