Historic Building Assessments,
Mitigation and Structure Documentation

Historic Building Assessment

Brunswick Stewarts Site. Town of Brunswick, Rensselaer County, New York.

Brunswick Stewarts Site.  Town of Brunswick, Rensselaer County, New York

Hudson Valley Cultural Resource Consultants completed a Phase Archaeological Survey and Historic Building Assessment for the Brunswick Stewarts Site, in Rensselaer County, New York. The project examined a one-acre parcel that included an early 19th century structure. The project included the documentation of the existing conditions within the property boundaries and documentation of significant changes to the landscape from the early 19th century to the present day. The project included archaeological field investigations, which did not identify buried cultural resources. The structure was determined to be National Register Eligible.

Historic Building Assessment

Cortlandt Residence. Town of Cortlandt, Westchester County, New York.

Cortlandt Residence. Town of Cortlandt, Westchester County, New York

Hudson Valley Cultural Resource Consultants completed a Phase Archaeological Survey and Historic Building Assessment for the proposed Cortlandt Residence, in Westchester County, New York. The project examined a seven-acre parcel that included an early 19th century structure. The project included the documentation of the existing conditions within the property boundaries and documentation of significant changes to the landscape from the early 19th century to the present day. The project included archaeological field investigations, which did not identify buried cultural resources. A historic building assessment was completed as part of the cultural resources survey. The structure was determined to be ineligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places.

Historic Resource and Building Mitigation

Nevele Resort Complex. Town of Wawarsing, Ulster County, New York.

Nevele Resort Complex. Town of Wawarsing, Ulster County, New York

The Nevele Resort Complex is considered to be eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic places. The buildings within the resort embody the distinctive characteristics of the Mid-century Modern architectural style and represent the work of several significant architects. The project included adhering to the stipulations outlined in a Letter of Resolution dated October 20, 2014 and amended in August of 2016. The project included visiting local repositories to gather relevant information pertaining to the property's history. The project included the salvage of building materials, to be incorporated into the new structure and development design.

Structure Documentation

White Plains YMCA, White Plains, Westchester County, New York.

Cortlandt Residence. Town of Cortlandt, Westchester County, New York

The White Plains YMCA is considered to be eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic places. The building embodies distinctive characteristics Revival and Brutalist architecture, as well as a purpose-built YMCA. In addition, the structure is also significant under Criterion A, in the areas of social history and recreation and its association with the national YMCA movement in the United States during the twentieth century. In 2019 an analysis of alternatives and a Letter of Resolution was drafted with measure to mitigate the adverse effects of the proposed demolition. The project included visiting local repositories, as well as the YMCA"s own archives to gather relevant information pertaining to the property 's history. The project included the salvage of building materials, to be incorporated into the new structure and development design. The structure was documented following New York State Guidelines and the Historic American Buildings Survey Level II guidelines.