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Historic Resources Protection Plan
NASA Ames Research Center
July 2002
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Table of Contents

+ 1 Introduction


+ 1.1 Goals and Objectives
1.2 Description of NASA Ames Research Center -- Moffett Field, California
1.3 NASA Research Park at Ames Research Center: AMES Development Plan and EIS
1.4 Geographic Area of the HRPP
1.5 Activities Regulated by the HRPP and Categorical Exemptions

2 HRPP Priorities

3 Historic Context of NASA Moffett Field

4 Inventory of Archeological Resources

5 Inventory of Historic Resources


5.1 Contributing Buildings within the Shenandoah Plaza NRHP District
5.2 Non-Contributing Buildings within the Shenandoah Plaza historic District
5.3 Ineligible Buildings for the NRHP Outside the District, Within HRPP jurisdiction 28.6.4 Local government

6 Standard Operating Procedures


6.1 Management Goals and Policies for the Shenandoah Plaza Historic District
6.2 National Register Resource Treatment Categories for the Shenandoah Plaza Historic District
6.3 Lease or Transfer of Historic Properties
6.4 Procedures for Inadvertent Discovery of Cultural Resources
6.5 Coordination of HRPP and Other Existing Plans
6.6 Five Year HRPP Updates
6.7 HRPP Plan Endorsements

7 Bibliography


A Actions not Requiring Further Consultation.

B National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form for the Shenandoah Plaza Historic District, Moffett Field, California (under separate cover)

C Historic Buildings and Structures DPR-523 Forms (under separate cover)

D Design Guidelines for New Construction in Shenandoah Plaza Historic District

E SHPO-Approved Leasing and Licensing Agreements for the Shenandoah Plaza Historic District, Moffett Field, California

F Archeological Studies.(under separate cover)

G Draft Programmatic Agreement, Moffett Field, California

H Beyond Buildings, Building Evaluations, November 2000

I Architectural Resource Group, Re-Use Guidelines, October 2000 (under separate cover)

1.1 Goals and Objectives

This Historic Resources Protection Plan (HRPP) for portions of Moffett Field is NASA's mechanism for complying with historic preservation requirements set forth in Section 106 and 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended. The primary purpose of the HRPP is to establish procedures to integrate the planning, preservation, and use of historic properties on lands that will be developed by NASA Ames Research Center into a world-class campus featuring research, development, and education partnerships between government, academia, industry and non-profit organizations in support of NASA missions.

Specific objectives of the HRPP include:

  • Integrate historic preservation requirements with NASA decisions that may affect historic properties within the HRPP study area, including planning, design, construction, facility leasing, building repair and maintenance, and other real property or land use decisions.
  • Establish a legally approved compliance procedure with the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) and the California State Office of Historic Preservation (SHPO).
  • Provide a comprehensive inventory of archeological and historical resources within the study area.
  • Provide for the protection and treatment of historic properties, including _ Establishing design guidelines for new construction within the Shenandoah Plaza Historic District.
        - Establishing guidelines for the repair, maintenance, rehabilitation, alteration, reuse, and leasing of historic resources within the Shenandoah Plaza Historic District.
        - Establishing requirements for unanticipated discovery of archeological resources during new construction or other ground disturbance.
  • Set priorities for HRPP compliance activities.

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Curator: NASA Ames Historic Preservation Office

NASA Official: Keith Venter
Last Updated: September 2014