NEHFES State Archaeological Preserve

HPI has conducted cultural resource studies throughout Connecticut, New Jersey, Long Island, New York City, the Hudson Valley Region, and New England. A sampling of projects is provided for your review.

Power Projects and Green Energy:

  • US Coast Guard Wind Power Project, Cape May, NJ
  • Long Island Power Authority Wind Turbine Program
  • BP Wind Farm, Cape Vincent, Jefferson County, NY

Disaster Recovery projects:

  • New York Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery, NY Rising–Historic Reviews, Statewide
  • FEMA Delaware County Bridge 80 replacement, Delaware County, NY
  • MTA/TBTA, Hugh L. Carey Tunnel Ventilation Building, New Fill Point and Generator, Brooklyn and Manhattan, NY
  • Ellis Island National Park, Storm Recovery and Repairs, Archaeological Monitoring, Ellis Island, NY/NJ


     Highway and Road Projects

  •  NYCDOT Harlem River Drive, Manhattan, NY
  •  NYCDEP Route 28A Realignment and Reconstruction, Ulster County, NY
  •  ConnDOT, US Route 7 Expansion/Widening/Reconfiguration, Fairfield County, CT
  •  ConnDOT, Avery Street Reconstruction, South Windsor, CT
  •  ConnDOT, Crystal Lake Road and State Route 12, Phase I Archaeological Survey, Groton, CT
  •  ConnDOT, Long Ridge Rd. Railroad-Highway Crossing, Archaeological Survey, Redding, CT
  •  ConnDOT, US Route 44 and CT Route 41/safety improvements, Phase I Survey, Salisbury, CT

     Rail Projects

  • MTA Second Avenue Subway
  • MTA Second Avenue Subway, Manhattan, NY
  • MTA Number 7 Subway Extension, Manhattan, NY
  • MTA New York City Transit, New Prince’s Bay Staten Island Railroad Substation, NY
  • MTA Metro-North Penn Station AccesLong Island Railroad: Historical Perspectives, Inc.s, Bronx and Manhattan, NY
  • Metro-North Railroad Cortlandt Station, Cortlandt Manor, NY
  • Metro-North Railroad Poughkeepsie Parking Improvements, Poughkeepsie, NY
  • LIRR Port Jefferson Branch, Electric Train Storage Facility
  • LIRR East Side Access, Queens and Manhattan, NY
  • West Shore Light Rail Feasibility Study, Staten Island, NY
  • NJ Transit projects including the Proposed Monmouth-Ocean-Middlesex (MOM) Rail Corridor, NJ and Lackawanna Cut Off Rail Corridor Improvements, PA and NJ

     Bridge Projects

  • PANYNJ Bayonne Bridge Navigational Clearance Program, NY/NJ
  • Bridge: Historical Perspectives, Inc.TBTA Henry Hudson Bridge, Manhattan-Bronx, NY
  • AMTRAK Pelham Bay Bridge, Bronx, NY
  • TBTA Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Master Plan, Manhattan-Staten Island, NY
  • TBTA RFK Bridge (formerly Triborough Bridge), Bronx-Queens-Manhattan, NY
  • NYSDOT Kosciuszko Bridge, Brooklyn-Queens, NY
  • NYCDOT Mill Basin Bridge, Belt Parkway, NY
  • NYCDOT Borden [retractile] Avenue Bridge, Queens, NY
  • NYCDOT Ocean Parkway Viaduct Tile Restoration, Brooklyn, NY
  • AMTRAK Connecticut River Railroad Bridge in Old Saybrook, CT
  • AMTRAK Niantic Railroad Bridge in East Lyme, CT
  • Metro-North Railroad Norwalk Swing Bridge, CT
  • Metro-North, Tomac Avenue Bridge (Bridge No. 03955R), State-Level Documentation Report, Greenwich, CT,
  • Skilton Road Bridge, Documentation Report, Watertown, CT
  • Spruce Brook Road Bridge Replacement Project, Simeon North’s Pistol Factory, Phase IA Study/Monitoring/ Mitigation Protocol, Berlin, CT


  • Westchester County Airport, De-Icing Facility, Harrison, NY
  • LaGuardia Flyover Impact Analysis, LaGuardia Airport, Queens, NY
  • Schenectady Airport Improvements, Schenectady, NY
  • PANYNJ, Newark Airport Study for Transportation Improvements/Ground Access APM-NEC Connection Project, Newark, NJ
  • Kaman Aerospace Corporation – Helicopter Production and Testing/Naval Weapons Industrial Reserve Plant, Bloomfield, CT

Civic and Park Improvement: Historic Places: Historical Perspectives, Inc.

  • NYCDPR Bronx River Greenway Pathways, Bronx NY
  • NYCDPR New Springville Greenway Pathways, Staten Island, NY
  • Brooklyn Bridge Park
  • Willoughby Square Park, Brooklyn, NY
  • Henry Hudson Quadricentennial Park and Waterfront Promenade, Haverstraw, NY
  • Hudson River Park, West Side, Manhattan, NY
  • Rockland Lake State Park Ferry Landing Alternatives, Rockland County, NY
  • NYCDPR Randall’s Island Living Shoreline Recreation Area, Randall’s Island, NY
  • NYCDPR Pelham Bay Park Shoreline Restoration, Bronx, NY
  • Suffolk County, Yaphank County Center, Yaphank, Suffolk County, NY
  • NYCDPR High Bridge Rehabilitation for a Pedestrian Park, Bronx-Manhattan, NY
  • Farmington Canal Greenway and Public Parking, Archaeological Survey, Farmington and Cheshire, CT
  • Hunter Haven Bikeway, Phase IA Cultural Resources Survey, Stratford, CT
  • Pequabuck Riverbank Stabilization, Bristol Parks Dept., Archaeological Survey, Bristol, CT

Educational facilities: School Construction Authority, SUNY, and Private Institutions

  • SUNY New Paltz, New Residence Hall, New Paltz, NY
  • SUNY IT, Marcy Technology Complex, Utica, NY
  • SUNY Stony Brook University Medical Center and Stadium Complex, Stony Brook, NY
  • SUNY Oneonta Student Townhouses, Oneonta, NY
  • SUNY Oswego New Townhouses, Oswego, NY
  • SUNY Old Westbury Building 29, Old Westbury, NY
  • Manhattanville College, historic building preservation program, Harrison, NY
  • St. John’s University, parking garage construction, Jamaica, Queens, NY
  • St. Nersess Armenian Seminary, new campus development, North Castle, NY
  • The Stanwich School, new campus development, Greenwich, CT
  • Brunswick Academy, new campus development, Greenwich, CT
  • Y­­ale University, boathouse construction, Derby, CT
  • Hundreds of individual School Construction Authority (SCA) sites across the five boroughs of New York City, both new facilities and expansions, through multiple on-call contracts for more than 20 years.

Health Care Facilities:

  • South Beach Psychiatric Center, Staten Island, NY
  • Coney Island Hospital Diagnostic & Treatment Center,  Brooklyn and Staten Island, NY
  • Brooklyn Development Center, Fountain Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
  • Kings County Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY
  • Creedmor Psychiatric Center, Queens, NY
  • Bellevue Hospital, Manhattan, NY
  • Mariner’s Family Asylum, later the New York Foundling Home, Staten Island, NY
  • Broome County Nursing Home, former Binghamton State Hospital, Binghamton, NY
  • Rockland Psychiatric Center, Orangetown, NY
  • Harlem Valley Psychiatric Center redevelopment, Wingdale, NY
  • Wallkill Intermediate Care Facility, Wallkill, NY
  • Woodland Avenue Residence, Binghamton, NY
  • Northern Westchester Hospital Expansion, Mt. Kisco, NY
  • Payton Lane Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center, Southampton, NY

HUD Housing Facilities/NYC Housing Authority:

  • Fort Hill Gardens, Fort Hill Road, New Milford, CT
  • The Villages at Shantock, Montville, CTNYCHA Chelsea Houses Addition, Manhattan, NY
  • NYCHA Fulton Houses Addition, Manhattan, NY
  • NYCHA Markham Gardens Proposed Residential Development, Staten Island, NY

Cemetery projects:

  • Byram Cemetery / Lyons Cemetery, monitoring and preservation protocol, Greenwich, CT
  • NYCDPR Sylvan Grove Cemetery/Independence Park Rehabilitation, Staten Island, NY
  • Friends Meeting House Burying Ground, Flushing, Queens, NY
  • Hedger-Edwards and Dutch Reformed Church cemeteries, Crotona Park East Rezoning project, Bronx, NY
  • Harlem-African Burial Ground [East 126th Street MTA Bus Depot], Manhattan, NY
  • US Marine Quarantine Hospital Northern Cemetery, St. George, Staten Island, NY
  • Storm Family Cemetery Rehabilitation, East Fishkill, NY
  • Suffolk County Poor House Cemetery, Yaphank, NY

Infrastructure Improvement: 

  • NYCDEP New Croton Aqueduct, Water Treatment Plant, and Rehabilitation of Jerome Park Reservoir, Westchester County and Bronx, NY
  • City of Burlington, City-Wide Sewer Replacement, Burlington, NJ
  • NYC World Trade Center Redevelopment, Manhattan, NY
  • NYCDEP Staten Island Mid-Island Bluebelt Watersheds Storm Water Management Plan, Staten Island, NY
  • Catskill Aqueduct Connection Phase I Transmission Line, Cornwall, Woodbury, and Village of Kiryas Joel, Orange County, NY
  • NYCDDC Worth Street Reconstruction, New York, NY
  • NYCDDC West Street Reconstruction, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY
  • NYCDDC Wyckoff Avenue Reconstruction, Brooklyn and Queens, NY
  • NYCEDC Saw Mill Creek Wetland Mitigation Bank, Staten Island, NY

HABS/HAER Documentation and National Register Nomination: 

Master Planning and Rezoning Projects: 

  • Bolton Center Study and Master Plan, Bolton, CT
  • Town of Marlborough Cultural Resource/Open Space Plan, Marlborough, CT
  • CT DEEP, Camp Columbia Management Plan, Morris, CT
  • East Midtown Rezoning, Manhattan, NY
  • Hudson Yards Rezoning, Manhattan, NY
  • East 125th Street Rezoning, Manhattan, NY
  • Crotona Park East Rezoning, Bronx, NY
  • Dock Street Rezoning, Brooklyn, NY
  • NYC EDC Staten Island North Shore Land Use Study, Staten Island, NY
  • West Point Military Academy, Stadium Expansion, Tennis Center Construction, Orange County, NY
  • SUNY Purchase Expansion, Purchase, NY
  • PepsiCo International Headquarters Project Renew, Harrison, NY
  • Minnewaska State Park, Master Plan, Kerhonkson, NY

Retail, Residential, and Institutional Development:

  • Austin Avenue Multi-Use Development Project, Yonkers, NY
  • Costco Wholesale, Yorktown, NY
  • Brynwood Golf and Country Club, North Castle, NY
  • Pointe at Lake Tappan Residential Development, Rockland County, NY
  • Trump Organization, Seven Springs, Bedford, NY
  • IKEA Retail Center, Brooklyn, NY
  • Lower East Side Girls Club, Avenue D, Manhattan, NY

Publications and Public Outreach:Fort Trumball Book Cover: Historical Perspectives, Inc.

Air Line Railroad Archaeological District in Colchester and East Hampton, CT

1852 Railroad Engine House, Groton, CT

John Brown Birthplace, Torrington, CT

Aunt Polly, underwater site, Gillette Castle State Park, East Haddam,

CT LV51, Cornfield Lightship, underwater site, Long Island Sound, CT

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