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Albert S. Hall Ranch, Petaluma, CA 1920
Historic Resource Surveys, and Inventories
Historic Resource Surveys and Inventories may be undertaken
for a variety of purposes. Surveys of multiple properties are often
the first step in determining the historic significance of a potential
historic district. Surveys may also be undertaken for permitting
and environmental review purposes. Painter Preservation & Planning
has undertaken a wide range of historic resource surveys, from intensive
surveys of one building or site to reconnaissance surveys of several
The Wedding Chapels of Downtown Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas,
The Wedding Chapels of Downtown Las Vegas Boulevard represent an
institution that has grown with the city to become a multi-million
dollar industry. This survey documented the mid-century chapels
along the Strip, most of which date from the 1940s and 1950s.
East Carson City Nevada Cultural Resources Inventory Survey
1 & II, Carson City, NV
This 140-property inventory involved surveying properties on the
east side of Carson City and developing context statements to evaluate
their historic and architectural significance. This information
will allow the City to decide whether to proceed with a historic
district nomination to protect properties threatened with commercial
Russian River Resort Area Historic Resource Survey, Sonoma County,
The Russian River Resort Area comprises ten communities in Sonoma
County that are part of the Russian River Redevelopment Area. This
focused inventory of residential development represents a first
step in the process of establishing and preserving the vernacular
architecture of these early twentieth century resort communities.
North Edison District Survey and Inventory, Centralia, WA
The proposed North Edison Historic District in Centralia, Washington
comprises approximately 210 properties. This inventory helps promote
historic preservation in the residential district, which will ensure
the districts future integrity and complement revitalization
activities in Centralias Downtown Historic District.
Berkley Square Historic Resource Survey, Las Vegas, NV
Berkley Square in west Las Vegas was the first minority-built subdivision
in Nevada. This 148-property neighborhood is still primarily an
African American community today and is a testament to its developers,
which included Bay Area attorney and activist Thomas L. Berkley
and the noted African American architect Paul R. Williams.
Huntridge Neighborhood Historic Resource Survey, Las Vegas,
This 275-property survey documents Phase I of a planned development
designed to house Nevadas defense industry workers in the
1940s. The formal subdivision design and traditional tract homes
represented a new approach to community planning at the time.
Downtown Seattle Transit Project Historic, Cultural, Archaeological
and Parkland Resources, Seattle, WA*
The Downtown Seattle Transit Project Historic Resources Survey encompassed
18 blocks in downtown Seattle, including Seattles Pioneer
Square, International District, and the financial and retail cores.
This survey was undertaken in conjunction with SEPA/NEPA review
and Section 106/4(f) compliance processes.
* Developed while employed by others
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