overview survey. The intensive architectural survey provides a
comprehensive list of districts, buildings, structures, and
objects eligible for the National Register.
Building. A construction created to shelter any form of human
activity. Examples of buildings on Navy installations include
officer's quarters, barracks, hangars, warehouses, maintenance
shops, and administration facilities.
Consultation. The act of seeking and considering the opinions
and recommendations of appropriate parties about the National
Register eligibility of historic and archeological properties and
effects Navy undertakings may have on them. The SHPO and the
Advisory Council are the usual consulting parties, although other
agencies, interested publics and Native Americans may be
included. Consultations may be informal, but they must always be
documented in writing and follow the procedures found in 36 CFR
Cultural Resource. Any building, district, site, structure, or
other object of historical, archeological, architectural,
engineering or cultural significance. Also called a "historic
Data Recovery. Recovery prior to destruction of information
contained in archeological resources that are significant mainly
for their value in scientific study.
Evaluation. A determination, through survey and documentation,
of the value or significance of a resource by applying published
National Register criteria.
HABS/HAER. The commonly used abbreviation for two closely allied
units of the National Park Service: Historic American Buildings
Survey (HABS) and Historic American Engineering Record (HAER).
Both units provide information and assistance to federal agencies
concerning standards, techniques and procedures for recording and
otherwise documenting non-archeological cultural resources.
Historic. Of or related to an event, facility, object, site, or
equipment that relates to the past.
Historic and Archeological Resources Protection (HARP) Plan. A
plan prepared for the management and protection of the National
Register resources of a Navy installation. By carrying out the
goals and priorities and following the standard operating
procedures of the HARP Plan, installations can achieve
expeditious compliance with Federal historic preservation and
Historic District. A historic district is a definable area
possessing a significant concentration, linkage, or continuity of
buildings, structures, objects, or archeological sites. A
district is defined by the association of its parts with past
events , its looks, its layout, or its physical development. A