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Architectural History: Representative Projects

Project Name:

Acworth Mill and Mill Village

Project Type:

Georgia HPD Historic District Information Form (HDIF)

PROJECT SUMMARY:

Environmental Corporation of America was contracted to complete a Georgia HPD Historic District Information Form (HDIF) for the early to mid-20th century Acworth Mill and associated Mill Village located in Acworth, Cobb County, Georgia. The HDIF documentation includes all information required for completion of the National Register historic district nomination as well as additional supporting documentation. High-quality digital photographs and color prints are included with the documentation.

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Project Name:

Compton-Johnson House National Register Nomination

Project Type:

National Register Nomination (Individual Property)

PROJECT SUMMARY:

ECA was contracted to complete a draft National Register nomination on the Compton-Johnson House located in Dixon's Mills, Marengo County, Alabama. The completion of the nomination form was intended for documentation purposes only and will not be submitted for review for National Register listing. The Compton-Johnson House is a good example of rural, vernacular residential architecutre in Marengo County. While retaining its original, two-room dogtrot form, the house demonstrates the universal growth patterns of vernacular houses throughout the late-19th and early-20th centuries.

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Project Name:

NRHP Evaluation of Echo Lane Farm/Fowler House

Project Type:

National Register Eligibility Determination

PROJECT SUMMARY:

As part of the Section 106 Review process, a formal National Register Eligibility Determination was completed for a historic farmstead located in Coweta County, Georgia. The property now referred to as Echo Lane Farm is essentially associated with three agricultural periods of Georgia's history: the Antebellum Period (1785-1865), Postbellum Era (1865-1920), and the Death of King Cotton and Birth of Agricultural Diversification (1920-1950). This report provides an in-depth evaluation of the farmstead based on its historic context, developmental history, and integrity of its surviving historic resources.

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Project Name:

Little Five Points Commercial District: Atlanta's First Suburban Shopping Center

Project Type:

Historic Context and Cultural Resource Report

PROJECT SUMMARY:

Environmental Corporation of America was contracted to complete a developmental history of the Little Five Points Commercial District in Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia. This research and report were completed in compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966. The Little Five Points commercial district is an excellent example of the city of Atlanta’s post-Civil War growth and expansion. The streetscape and surviving architectural resources within the district are indicative of Little Five Point’s development history and unique ties to the historic residential communities of East Atlanta. From the area’s early beginnings as rural farmland, to a residential area of large, Victorian estates, and later becoming the commercial and social center of the region, Little Five Points today serves as a reminder of the unique late-19th to mid-20th century evolution of the city of Atlanta.

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Project Name:

North Milledgeville Historic Resources Survey Report

Project Type:

Architectural Survey and Cultural Resources Report

PROJECT SUMMARY:

Environmental Corporation of America was contracted to conduct a large-scale Architectural Survey and accompanying Cultural Resource Report for the northern portion of downtown Milledgeville in Baldwin County, Georgia. The survey of approximately 250 late-19th thru mid-20th century resources included commercial, residential, religious, and funerary properties. The final report included a detailed inventory of all resources, photographs, keyed maps, results of the survey, and recommendations for possible National Register listings. Each resource was also entered into Georgia's Natural, Archaeological, and Historic Resources GIS database.

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Project Name:

Pickensville Methodist Church and Stagecoach Inn - HABS Documentation

Project Type:

Level II HABS Documentation

PROJECT SUMMARY:

Environmental Corporation of America was contracted to complete Level II Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) documentation for the Pickensville Methodist Church and Pickensville Stagecoach Inn located in Pickens County, Alabama. The two buildings are rare surviving examples of Antebellum Greek Revival architecture in Pickens County. The documentation includes black and white photographs meeting HABS standards as well as general measured floor plan drawings and select details.

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Project Name:

Pickensville Upper Cemetery - Photographic Documentation

Project Type:

Archival Photographic Documentation

PROJECT SUMMARY:

As a stipulation for mitigation of adverse effects, Environmental Corporation of America was contracted to complete archival photographic documentation for the Pickensville Upper Cemetery located in Pickensville, Pickens County, Alabama. The mid-19th to late-20th century cemetery is an excellent resource in understanding the cultural and social patterns of the former seat of government of Pickens County. The archival documentation included a general history and description of the cemetery and any unique markers or individuals. A National Eligibility determination was also provided. High-quality digital photographs and prints were submitted along with the narrative to the Alabama Historical Commission.

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Project Name:

Pineville Methodist Cemetery Survey

Project Type:

Cemetery Survey

PROJECT SUMMARY:

Environmental Corporation of America was contracted to complete a cemetery survey for the Pineville Methodist Cemetery in Beatrice, Monroe County, Alabama. The Pineville Methodist Cemetery is an excellent surviving example of a late-19th to mid-20th century cemetery in a small crossroads community in rural Alabama. The survey documentation included the completion of Alabama Historical Commission's cemetery main survey form; individual survey forms for each grouping, family plot, and object located within the cemetery; and detailed sketch maps of the cemetery location, marker orientation, and individual groupings. Representative photographs of unique markers and groupings were also included with the documentation.

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Project Name:

Turpin Farmstead: An Agricultural History and Cultural Resource Report

Project Type:

Cultural Resource Report

PROJECT SUMMARY:

ECA was contracted to complete stipulatons outlined in a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the FCC, Georgia State Historic Preservation Office (GA SHPO), and T-Mobile South, LLC. Stipulations included the completion of a cultural resource assessment of an early- to mid-20th century farmstead located in Stockbridge, Henry County, Georgia. The assessment focuses on the farmstead in the agricultural context of Henry County. A 2nd stipulation of the MOA was the completion of Archival Photographic Documentation in accordance with GA SHPO "Guidelines for Establishing a Photographic Archival Record."

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Project Name:

White Plains Cultural Resource Report

Project Type:

Cultural Resources Report and Developmental History

PROJECT SUMMARY:

Environmental Corporation of America was contracted to complete a cultural resource report for two historic farmsteads located in White Plains, Chambers County, Alabama. The overall landscape and setting of the Holland Homestead and Slay Farm are indicative of the late 19th to early-20th century family farmstead found throughout the region during a transitional period in southern agricultural history. The written narrative included high-quality digital photographs and prints submitted to the Alabama Historical Commission.

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ENVIRONMENTAL & NEPA

Marvin Webster, MES, REP
(770) 667-2040 x 101

WETLANDS & ECOLOGY

Ben Salter, MS, REP, PWS
(828) 505-0755

ENVIRONMENTAL & NEPA

Eric Johnson
(770) 667-2040 x 114

HISTORY & ARCHAEOLOGY

Dina M. Bazzill, MA, RPA
(770) 667-2040 x 111

GEOTECHNICAL & ENGINEERING

Hector A. Acosta, MSCE, PE
(770) 667-2040 x 110

ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY

Jaime Destefano, MS
(615) 255-0065

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