Historic Preservation: How One Public Agency Developed a Comprehensive Preservation Planning Strategy
Since its establishment in 1901 as the National Bureau of Standards, (later renamed in 1988) NIST has been committed to setting standards worldwide. Proud steward of scores of historically important research laboratories, facilities, architecturally significant structures and landscapes, historic preservation has become an integral component of the planning, design, operations and maintenance activities across all of its campuses nationwide. Recognizing NIST’s exemplary federal agency leadership in preservation practice NIST’s Master plan has been the recipient of both local and national awards.
Develop a familiarity with the essential tenets of the National Historic Preservation Act as Amended ( 54 USC 100101) by exploring one agency’s methodical approach
Employ widely accepted stewardship tools that can be used to facilitate a holistic approach to historic campus planning
Learn legal requirements when working with historic or potentially historic structures involving federal funding and or permitting