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Draft Programmatic Agreement For Buildings And Structures At Cold War Era Dedicated Instrumentation Sites: White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, Phillip S. Esser Jan 2018

Draft Programmatic Agreement For Buildings And Structures At Cold War Era Dedicated Instrumentation Sites: White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, Phillip S. Esser

Historic Preservation Capstone Projects

Since 1966, when the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) was signed into law, federal agencies have been required to consider their impact to known or potential historic resources under their jurisdiction. As a potentially costly and onerous process for large government installations such as the military, the law allows for procedures known as “program alternatives” which allow federal agencies to streamline the requirements for inventorying and evaluating categories of, or similar resources (in this case, buildings and structures) for their potential as historic resources.

This Capstone project seeks to capture a category of such resources, building and structures at Cold ...


St. Mary’S Episcopal Church: Architectural History And Preservation Possibilities, Anastasia O’Neill Jan 2017

St. Mary’S Episcopal Church: Architectural History And Preservation Possibilities, Anastasia O’Neill

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This thesis focuses on the architectural and historical significance of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Portsmouth, Rhode Island. It comprises two major sections: a historical narrative and a research narrative. Thus, it is meant to illuminate the history of St. Mary’s and to guide future research. The historical narrative contains information regarding the context into which the church was built, the founding of the parish, the construction of the church building, and selected significant changes. The research narrative contains a list of archives consulted, suggestions of uses for the information obtained, and a description of the necessary steps ...


Notre Dame Des Canadiens 5 Salem Square, Worcester, Ma 01608, Amy M. Skrzek Jan 2016

Notre Dame Des Canadiens 5 Salem Square, Worcester, Ma 01608, Amy M. Skrzek

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Notre Dame des Canadiens is an Exotic Style church located in downtown Worcester, Massachusetts at 5 Salem Square. The church was built in 1929 and was designed by architect, Donat R. Baribault of Springfield, Massachusetts. It is significant under Criteria A and C for the French Canadian community it represented and due to its architecture. The French Canadian community was one of the largest immigrant populations in Worcester contributing to the culture of the city. This church stands as a testament to the will of the French Canadian people to establish their own, French-speaking, parish and in doing so established ...


A Model Policy For The City Of New Orleans To Protect Historic Properties From Demolition After Flooding Disasters, Natalie Holy Jan 2015

A Model Policy For The City Of New Orleans To Protect Historic Properties From Demolition After Flooding Disasters, Natalie Holy

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No abstract provided.


National Register Nomination, Linden Place, 500 Hope Street, Bristol, Ri 02809, Eric Deitz Jan 2015

National Register Nomination, Linden Place, 500 Hope Street, Bristol, Ri 02809, Eric Deitz

Historic Preservation Capstone Projects

Linden Place is a Federal-style residence located in Bristol, Rhode Island on 1.8 acres of land, including three outbuildings. The mansion was constructed in 1810 by Russell Warren and is significant under Criteria B and C in the areas of two of its residents and its architecture. Original owner, George DeWolf and his family had strong ties to the triangle trade and was one of the largest importer of slaves in the country during the nineteenth century. Samuel Colt, grandson of DeWolf, was a respected business man who played an important role in the rubber industry in Bristol and ...


A Policy Analysis Of The City Of Newton, Massachusetts’ Demolition Delay Ordinance, Valerie Fram Jan 2015

A Policy Analysis Of The City Of Newton, Massachusetts’ Demolition Delay Ordinance, Valerie Fram

Historic Preservation Capstone Projects

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Feasibility Study For The Adaptive Reuse Of The Colt Estate Stable, Julie A. Braid Jan 2015

Feasibility Study For The Adaptive Reuse Of The Colt Estate Stable, Julie A. Braid

Historic Preservation Capstone Projects

This capstone is a feasibility study for the adaptive reuse of the Colt estate stable in Bristol, RI by analyzing two possible adaptive reuse scenarios. The two scenarios the report focuses on is a special event venue and a horse stable and training facility. The goal of the report is to examine which scenario would be a feasible option for the existing structure while maintaining its historical integrity. Feasibility was determined by analyzing and assessing factors such as assumptions and limitations that are associated with the structure and the adaptive reuse process. Both adaptive reuse scenarios were examined individually to ...


Initial Campaign:Strategic Context, Battles And The Influence Of Nankou Campaign: An Interpretive Booklet For Wwii Military History Museums, Wei Wu (Eric S) Jan 2015

Initial Campaign:Strategic Context, Battles And The Influence Of Nankou Campaign: An Interpretive Booklet For Wwii Military History Museums, Wei Wu (Eric S)

Historic Preservation Capstone Projects

The battlefield of the Nankou Campaign was the earliest battlefield of China’s Second World War, which covered an extensive area of about 700 km2 on the north west of Beiping at the border between Hebei and Chahar Provinces. The Nankou Campaign is recalled recently after being obscured for decades. Unfortunately, without a preservation system like the National Park Service, the sites in the battlefield, such as the Great Wall, have been left in ruins for over 70 years. A national battlefield program will be required to rescue the sites. This booklet is created as an interpretation of the history ...


Historic Preservation And Affordable Housing In Rhode Island: A Policy Analysis, Elizabeth De Block Jan 2015

Historic Preservation And Affordable Housing In Rhode Island: A Policy Analysis, Elizabeth De Block

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No abstract provided.


National Register Nomination: The Mccloughan Mansion, 315 Old Allerton Road, Annandale Nj 08801, Leaha Bovino Jan 2014

National Register Nomination: The Mccloughan Mansion, 315 Old Allerton Road, Annandale Nj 08801, Leaha Bovino

Historic Preservation Capstone Projects

The McCloughan Mansion is an Italianate-style house located in Annandale, New Jersey on five acres of land and includes two outbuildings, a small barn and a second dwelling. The mansion was constructed between 1860 and 1870 and is significant under Criterion C in the area of Architecture. The McCloughan Mansion is an excellent example of Italianate design executed in brick masonry that is uncommon in the architectural context of the town of Annandale. Furthermore, repetitive segmental-arched architectural elements distinguish the McCloughan Mansion from typical orthogonal implementations of Italianate design, and give this property an iconic identity. The property retains a ...


National Register Nomination: The French House, 1287 Hope Street Bristol, Rhode Island 02809, Derek J. Dandurand Jan 2014

National Register Nomination: The French House, 1287 Hope Street Bristol, Rhode Island 02809, Derek J. Dandurand

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This document serves as a National Register Nomination for the French House located at 1287 Hope Street in Bristol, Rhode Island. The French House is nominated under Criterion B for its association with Col. George T. French Esq., and Criterion C for its contribution to the Stick style of architecture in Bristol, Rhode Island.

Built in 1881, the French House is a Vernacular Stick style cottage and gains its local significance under Criterion B for its relationship and association with Col. George T. French Esq., French was a lawyer, politician, patriot, and former Brown University student who dedicated his life ...


Creating A Religious Properties Database For The City Of New Bedford: An Analysis Of Best Practices And Available Systems, Elizabeth C. Cardarelli Jan 2014

Creating A Religious Properties Database For The City Of New Bedford: An Analysis Of Best Practices And Available Systems, Elizabeth C. Cardarelli

Historic Preservation Capstone Projects

This policy analysis was written to provide the city of New Bedford, the Waterfront Historic Area League, Inter-church Council of Greater New Bedford, and the congregations with possible database systems to consider in creating their historic religious properties database. It also provides the best methodology to use when choosing a database. Deciding on who will be involved in the choosing process, determining a budget, and listing the mandatory requirements the database should provide are all important to consider in the decision making process.