OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAEvans & De Shazo, Inc. offers a variety of consulting services to help identify, evaluate, mitigate, and resolve impacts to significant cultural resources, including prehistoric and historic archaeological resources, and historic architecture that includes buildings, structures, and features within the built environment. We specialize in (1) conducting surveys in association with environmental analysis of proposed development projects, (2) carrying out evaluations to address whether a cultural resource (building, structure, object, site, district) is historically significant, (3) identifying adverse impacts to significant cultural resources, and (4) developing timely and economically viable solutions to resolve or minimize adverse effects.


  • 20% Federal Rehabilitation Tax Credit Application – Parts I and II
  • Archaeological Survey, Documentation, and Excavation
  • Archaeological Testing (presence/absence, identification, evaluation)
  • Artifact Analysis, Cataloguing and Illustration
  • CEQA, NEPA, NHPA and Local Agency Compliance
  • Cultural Resource Reporting for EIS, EIR and General Plans
  • Curation, Exhibit Planning and Design Assistance
  • Data Recovery
  • Defining /Mapping Area of Potential Effect (APE)
  • Feasibility and Background Studies
  • Field/Construction Monitoring
  • Ethnography
  • GIS Sensitivity and Predictive Modeling
  • Geoarchaeology
  • HABS/HAER/HALS Documentation
  • Historic Architectural Evaluation
  • Historic Structures Report (HSR)
  • Memoranda of Agreement / Understanding
  • Mill’s Act Assistance
  • Preservation Plans, Historic Property Treatment, and Management Plans
  • Programmatic Agreements
  • Recommendations for National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) eligibility
  • Research Designs
  • State/ Tribal Historic Preservation Office (SHPO/THPO) Coordination
  • Traditional Cultural Property (TCP) Evaluation and Documentation
  • Tribal Consultation
  • Use of State Historical Building Code (SHBC)

Regulatory Services:

  • American Indian Religious Freedom Act (AIRFA)
  • Archaeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA)
  • California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)
  • Local Agency Regulations and Guidelines
  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
  • National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), Section 106 & 110
  • Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act  (NAGPRA) Inventory