Sapphos Environmental, Inc. | Los Angeles Conservancy

Sapphos Environmental, Inc.

430 N. Halstead Street
Pasadena, CA 91107-3124
(626) 683-3547
Fax: (626) 628-1745
Contact: Carrie Chasteen

Sapphos Environmental, Inc. is an environmental consulting firm with a full service historic resources management program. Sapphos architectural historians, who meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards, offer decades of experience and a thorough knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations. Expertise includes:

  • Cultural Landscape Surveying 
  • Environmental technical studies  and reports complying with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)  
  • Environmental Impact Reports related to historic properties 
  • Analyzing potential impacts to historic resources under the CEQA, NEPA, and other legislation
  • Full range of archaeological resources services including construction monitoring, testing, data recovery, and lab analysis
  • Rehabilitation and restoration of historic properties
  • Historic golf course and park surveying 
  • Reconnaissance and intensive-level historic resources surveys and significance evaluations
  • Historic context statements
  • National Register, California Register, and local landmark nominations
  • Consultation with State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO), historic commissions, and other agencies
  • HABS/HAER/HALS documentation
  • Design review for compliance with the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties
  • Rehabilitation tax credits, Mills Act, and grant applications
  • Oral histories
  • Educational and interpretive exhibits, programs, publications, and presentations
  • WEAP and CRMP training videos and manuals
  • Historic structures and landscape reports
  • Recovery and mitigation projects for the salvage of historic properties affected by a natural disaster such as earthquakes and floods 
  • Drafting maintenance and restoration plans for historic properties affected by earthquakes and flooding disasters
  • Post-disaster inspections, addressing building incentives, and post-conflict reconstruction inquires