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Veterans Affairs, Long Beach

Veterans Affairs, Long Beach

Cogstone was retained by the Veterans Affairs Long Beach Healthcare System (VALBHS) to review prior architectural survey reports and site records, to record and evaluate historic-age buildings not previously recorded and evaluated, to conduct Section 106 Native American consultation and to develop a Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) Plan of Action (POA). This work was in support of the Section 106 requirements related to an undertaking that involved 11 proposed projects to be completed in Long Beach, California. Cogstone recorded and evaluated 13 buildings...

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Veterans Administration Hospital Campus, Long Beach

Veterans Administration Hospital Campus, Long Beach

Part of Building 1 at the Veterans Administration Hospital Campus, Long Beach. Cogstone conducted a field survey, recorded and evaluated historic-age buildings not previously recorded and evaluated. Building 1, built in 1942, is a reinforced concrete slab building constructed in the International Style and used as a hospital by the U.S. Navy. The building was designed by architect Claud W. Beelman, as were all of the original permanent buildings on the campus. Beelman was well-known in the Los Angeles area as a master of architectural modernism.

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Green Beach North Bridge, San Diego

Green Beach North Bridge, San Diego

Cogstone conducted a field survey, archival research and prepared a Historic Resource Evaluation Report in preparation of the replacement of the north wood-trestle section of the bridge that crosses San Onofre Creek along the rail corridor. The line was originally constructed by the California Southern Railroad (1880-1906), which was taken over by the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad (1906-1994).

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Kentucky Avenue, Woodland

Kentucky Avenue, Woodland

Widening and Complete Streets Cogstone evaluated the built-environment surrounding the project area. The primary residence of the Gorman Property located within the APE is a modest Craftsman style bungalow c.1923. Other buildings and structures evaluated included a Midwest 3-portal style barn, a converted chicken coop, a segment of the CFNR railroad that intersects with Kentucky Avenue, and other single-family private residences and commercial buildings.

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