Section 106 Process
Section 106 is a component of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (NHPA; Public Law 89-665; 16 U.S.C 470 et seq.)
- Establishes a process to protect resources listed on, or eligible for listing on, the National Register of Historic Places, and requires consideration of alternatives if effects on historic resources are anticipated.
- Goal: To minimize potential harm and damage to historic properties.
- Can conclude in a Memorandum of Agreement with Consulting Parties.
Section 106 Letters
- Section 106 Initiation Letter (March 27, 2006)
- Section 106 Advisory Council Initiation Letter (December 16, 2006)
- DC State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) Letter (June 7, 2010)
- Smithsonian Institution Response Letter (June 11, 2010)
- National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC) Letter (June 21, 2010)
- U.S. Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) Letter (June 21, 2010)
- DC State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) Letter (June 22, 2010)