History & Architecture
The History/Architecture unit of the Cultural Resources Section of the Office of Environmental Services is responsible for considering the impact of federally funded undertakings on properties, sites, buildings, structures and places that are listed on, or may be eligible for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places. The History/Architecture unit is responsible for ensuring agency compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended (codified as 36 CFR 800), with Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 1966 (codified as 23 USC 771), and with National Environmental Policy Act of 1969.
This unit is also responsible for reviews for state funded projects under Section 149.53 of the Ohio Revised Code. The unit employs an interdisciplinary approach to the identification and evaluation of historic properties. The History/Architecture unit is working within the Office of Environmental Services to develop a proactive approach to the management of Ohio's historic properties, to streamline the consultant review process and to produce a quality product and services to meet the needs of our customers.