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Kingston Armory Site Data Recovery; Kingston, New York
Kingston Armory, Ulster County, New York

The world’s cultural resources provide glimpses of our heritage that allow us to understand our past and present and plan for our future. The more we learn about our history, the better we know ourselves and the more we learn about our capacity to meet the challenges of tomorrow. A wide range of engineering assignments, from large-scale infrastructure improvements and major government facilities to industrial, commercial, recreational and residential developments, can potentially impact our cultural heritage. Hence, archaeologists, architectural historians and other cultural resource experts are often critical to a project's success, ensuring that if and/or when valuable cultural resources are discovered, mitigation plans to protect the sensitive sites are developed or archaeological excavations to remove the artifacts are undertaken. These assignments often involve understanding an area's historic fabric; identifying important artifacts and sites; and developing complex preservation plans. For three decades, The Louis Berger Group has specialized in providing a comprehensive array of cultural resource management services and is one of the largest providers of cultural resource management services in the United States. LBG’s professional staff includes archaeologists, historians, architectural historians, and technical specialists in several associated fields. This professional diversity enables LBG to complete all types of studies, ranging from preliminary assessment to intensive archaeological excavations and detailed architectural documentation. LBG has completed thousands of cultural resource projects for a wide variety of federal, state, and private clients in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and throughout the world. We pride ourselves on our expertise in helping clients manage the Section 106 process for large and complex endeavors, such as multi-state transmission projects. LBG’s reputation is based on its outstanding deliverables, ability to respond promptly to assignments, and use of practical and innovative solutions to bring projects to successful completion. LBG has received more than 20 national and state awards for its outstanding and innovative projects and strong public outreach.

Capabilities

  • Alternative Mitigation
  • Archaeological, Architectural and Historic Landscape Surveys and Evaluations
  • Artifact Analysis
  • Cemetery Delineation, Relocation, Restoration and Documentation
  • Condition Assessments
  • Data Recovery and Excavation of Archaeological Sites
  • Emergency Recoveries and Monitoring
  • Federal, State and Tribal Consultation
  • Genealogical Services
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • HABS/HAER Historic Structure Recordation
  • Historic Property and District Nominations
  • Historic Property Management Plans
  • Historical/Archival Research
  • National Register Eligibility Determinations
  • Native American Consultation/Native American Grave Protection and Repatriation Act
  • NEPA Alternative Analysis
  • Preparation of Agreement Documents (MOA/MOU/PA)
  • Public Education Displays, Web sites, Videos and Exhibits
  • Rapid Mobilization of Large Crews
  • Section 106, Section 110, Section 4(f) and NEPA (EA/EIS) Compliance
  • SHPO and ACHP Coordination
  • Third-Party Review
  • Viewshed Analysis and Photo Simulations
Key Clients:
  • National Park Service
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • U.S. Navy
  • State Departments of Transportation
  • U.S. Department of Justice
  • U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons
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Contact:
Cultural Resource Management
crginfo@louisberger.com

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