What's Important and When
Sets customer expectations about the process and requirements of assessing,
protecting, and renovating historic properties, archaeological sites, and
Identifies historic districts and properties that may be affected.
Develops a plan to implement the project in accordance with Section 106
of the NHPA.
Uses BPPs to shape preferred alternatives and decisions about adaptive reuse.
Establishes the project's direction, based on consideration of macro-
level alternatives that affect the fundamental disposition of historic resources
(e.g., demolition, new construction, disposal, or restoration).
Suggests opportunities to further GSA's preservation goals.
Establishes design budgets that are sufficient to meet NHPA Section
Ensures that project design/construction budgets include anticipated costs
for archaeological resource identification, recovery, and construction as needed.
Provides time and resources to identify, understand, and address
Program Development Study
Conducts detailed investigations to guide the design effort and establish
sufficient budgets in Construction Prospectus that can meet preservation goals.
Evaluates micro-level alternatives, based on the project direction established in the
Feasibility Study (e.g., incorporation of modern systems into a historic building).
Uses BPPs to shape detailed proposals and cost estimates for projects that affect
historic buildings and districts.