The Historic Properties Program at Hicks & Company is an enthusiastic team of professionals specializing in the areas of history, architectural history, historical archeology, archival research, planning, architecture, photography, and computer aided drafting (CAD) systems.

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The staff is well-versed in regulatory issues and experienced in coordinating with city, state, and federal agencies. Each staff member meets the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards.

The Weiss House evaluated during the Northeast Travis County Historic Resources Survey

The Weiss House evaluated during the Northeast Travis County Historic Resources Survey

Clients are provided with the knowledge to make informed decisions on preservation planning issues. The program staff takes pride in its ability to communicate state and federal requirements for the treatment of historic resources to all participants in the project planning process, and in identifying the most reasonable and efficient methods for achieving the project goals of our clients.

Our team of professionals maintains a thorough understanding of the most current trends, studies, and research in the field while also to ensuring that all work is done in accordance with the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards and Guidelines (48 FR Parts 44716 et seq.). In addition to meeting standards for technical quality, our staff thoroughly understands the role of historic preservation within environmental compliance. Through on-going professional development, we hone our expertise in the nuances of complying with federal regulations including Sections 106 and 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and Section 4 (f) of the US Department of Transportation Rules and Regulations.

In support of these and other regulations, the Historic Preservation program at Hicks & Company offers the following services:

  • Federal, State, and Municipal Agency Coordination
  • Sections 106 and 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act coordination and compliance
  • Antiquities Code of Texas coordination and compliance
  • Mitigation planning
  • Memorandum Of Agreement (MOA), Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU), and Programmatic Agreement (PA) preparation
  • Historic resource surveys
  • HABS/HAER documentation
  • Archival research
  • Oral histories
  • Historic structure reports
  • National Register of Historic Places nominations
  • State and local landmark designation applications
  • Historic contexts
  • Public Involvement
  • Condition assessments
  • Preservation planning