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Historic Preservation Office

Summary
Moffett Field History
Cultural Resource Management
Historic Resources Protection Plan
Procedural Requirements
E.O. 13287, Preserve America
Re-use Guidelines
Self-Guided Tour
Building Locator
Shenandoah Plaza
Unitary Plan Wind Tunnel
Hangar One
Aerial Image of Airfield
Cold War Resources
Space Shuttle Resources
Announcements
Site Index

 

Site Index

+ News and Announcements
The information on this page is mainly related to honors bestowed on Historic Preservation Office staff.

+ Airfield, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA
This page provides a copy of the Historic Property Survey Report for the Airfield at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California, available for download in PDF format.

+ Summary of Historic Properties, NASA Ames Research Center,
Moffett Field, CA

This page provides an overview of the historic properties at NASA Ames Research Center. Review an abbreviated list of properties or download summaries in PDF format.

+ Moffett Field History
This section of the site provides material related to Moffett Field history.

+ Cultural Resource Management, NASA Ames Research Center
This page provides an overview of the cultural resource management plan, which consists of a 10-year programmatic agreement between NASA Ames Research Center, the California State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO) and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation. The agreement became effective November 15, 2002 and defines the historic preservation management plan for the NASA Research Park, including the Shenandoah Plaza National Historic District at Moffett Field. NASA Ames assumed responsibility for this historic district in 1994 as a result of a property transfer (BRAC) action between the U.S. Navy and NASA.

+ Historic Resources Protection Plan, NASA Ames Research Center
This page provides the Historic Resources Protection Plan (HRPP) for portions of Moffett Field. The HRPP 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. Review the table of contents or download the entire plan document in PDF format.

+ Procedural Requirements, NASA Ames Research Center
This page features documentation of requirements for archeological and historic resources at Ames Research Center. Review the table of contents or download the entire document in PDF format.

+ E.O. 13287, Preserve America
This page provides an explanation ofthe purpose of Executive Order 13287. In addition, advisory guidelines for implementing the order are available for download in PDF format.

+ Historic Re-use Guidelines, Shenandoah Plaza Historic District
This page includes guidelines documents that define re-use opportunities and the historically significant and character-defining features of contributing buildings located within the Shenandoah Plaza Historic District. In this section of the site, historic re-use guidelines and building image previews and other details are available for the appropriate structures.

+ Self-Guided Tour of Primary Research Facilities,
Ames Research Center Campus

Take a self-guided walking tour or a virtual tour of primary research facilities on the Ames campus. Download a guide, which contains color-coded maps and full descriptions of the Center's facilities, or use an interactive map to explore the center from your computer.

+ Building Locator Map, Ames Research Center
Find the location of buildings on the Ames campus and Moffett Federal Airfield. Use the interactive map to find buildings from your computer or download a map for offline reference.

+ Shenandoah Plaza National Historic District
This page provides a brief overview of the Shenandoah Plaza National Historic District. A list of contributing properties within the District and the completed registration form for the national register of historic places are available in PDF format.

+ Unitary Plan Wind Tunnel, NASA Ames Research Center
This page provides a brief overview of the Unitary Plan Wind Tunnel at Ames Research Center.

+ Hangar 1, Shenandoah Plaza Historic District
This page provides photographs and documentation related to Hangar 1, including an interactive history and 3-D tour, photograph gallery, Condition Assessment and Rehabilitation Plan, and Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) report with supporting photographs and architectural drawings. Also on this page is news about Hangar 1 being listed on the National Trust for Historic Preservation's 2008 list of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places and a link to video footage of an airship in flight.

+ Long Description of Hangar 1 Image Gallery
The gallery shows photographs of Hangar 1. Hovering your cursor over an image thumbnail reveals a larger photograph of it in the space above. Clicking a thumbnail opens a new window with a high resolution version of the photograph. The long description provides a text description of the images.

+ Airship Video Footage
This page provides amteur video footage of a rigid airship in flight.

+ Cold War Resources, NASA Ames Research Center and
Crows Landing Flight Facility

This section of the site features an electronic version of the Final Inventory and Evaluation of Cold War Era Historical Resources at Moffett Federal Airfield and the NASA Crows Landing Flight Facility. 523 evaluation forms and building image previews are available for the appropriate structures located at Moffett Field.

+ Space Shuttle Resources, NASA Ames Research Center
This page provides a copy of the final assessment of the historic resources at Ames Research Center that have been associated with the Space Shuttle Program. The review process has identified properties that qualify for listing on the National Register of Historic Places.

+ Long Description of Image Map on Home Page
Two image maps on the home page show an aerial view of the NASA Ames Research Center. Hovering your cursor over Hangars 1, 2 and 3, and Buildings 10, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23 and 25 reveals a photograph of each structure and a image bearing a brief description of each structure. This page provides a text version of each building description.


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Curator: NASA Ames Historic Preservation Office

NASA Official: Keith Venter
Last Updated: December 2013