ASM’s Architectural History Division assists clients in meeting historic preservation requirements for agencies and proponents that are affected by federal, state and local laws and regulations. By producing precise technical surveys, building assessments and evaluations, preservation plans, and agency consultations we assist our clients in meeting the requirements that govern these specific historic preservation laws.


Architectural History Services

  • Historic Properties Management and Planning Documents
  • Historic Properties Surveys and Assessments
  • Historic Properties Evaluations and Nominations
  • CEQA/NEPA Documentation Consultation


  • Archival Documentation
  • Design Guidelines & Consultation
  • Museum Support
  • Public Outreach
  • Built Environment Analysis


Our Architectural Historians regularly research and analyze historic properties, providing historic architecture services to aid our clients in complying with the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties, state building codes and municipal ordinances. Our architectural history staff far exceeds the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards (36CFR61) for the disciplines of architectural historian and historian. Our professionals are leaders in their fields and stay abreast of the latest trends in research, legislation, and issues relative to historic preservation. They take pride in balancing compliance requirements with specific client and project needs. Whether conducting a complex city-wide survey or merely assessing a specific property, ASM’s Architectural History Division’s record is one of delivering a superior product on time and on budget