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The National Capital Region's real estate inventory consists of over 70 historic structures that are important due to their architectural and historical significance, with an associated fine arts collection of over 325 works.
NCR’s historic preservation office provides technical, planning, and strategic expertise to promote the viability, reuse, and architectural integrity of historic buildings owned leased, or acquired by GSA. We provide regulatory guidance for compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
The basic principles of this program are:
Within GSA, Section 106 is managed by the Regional Historic Preservation Officer (RHPO). Regulations issued by the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) guide the Section 106 review process, specifying actions federal agencies must take to meet their legal obligations. The regulations are published in the Code of Federal Regulations at 36 CFR Part 800, “Protecting Historic Properties”.