Architectural Historian, Annie McCausland, Joins HELIX

      October 1, 2019


Annie McCausland, Architectural HistorianAnnie McCausland joined HELIX Environmental Planning as an architectural historian, based in our Orange County office in Irvine. Annie has a Bachelor of Arts in History from Chapman University and a Master of Arts in Public History from California State University, Sacramento.  Working as a historian throughout much of California, Annie’s experience has included studies for residential, agricultural, military, rural, commercial, and industrial properties. Her expertise includes evaluations pursuant to the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties, archival research, historic contexts, significance evaluations, and evaluation of historic districts.


At HELIX, Annie is providing studies and architectural evaluations to support our projects statewide including:

•  Archival and historical research
•  Oral history interviews
•  Historic context development
•  Property histories
•  Historic built environment inventory surveys
•  Architectural history
•  City, state, and National Register eligibility evaluations and nominations
•  Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record/Historic American Landscapes     Survey (HABS/HAER/HALS) documentation
•  Assessment of impacts/findings of effects
•  Design review and historic building rehabilitation guidance
•  Historic property management plans
•  Condition assessments
•  Historic property tax credit application assistance
•  In-house technical staff support for local government and state agencies


For more information, please visit our Cultural Resources Management page or contact Mary Robbins-Wade, RPA, Cultural Resources Group Manager, at or 619-462-1515; or Annie McCausland, Architectural Historian, at or 949-234-8770.