Madeline Bowen

Senior Architectural Historian


    M.A., History, San Francisco State University
  • B.A., Liberal Studies, San Francisco State University

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    Registered Historian, CA No. 568

Madeline Bowen is a senior historian/architectural historian with more than 21 years of experience in the field of cultural resources.  She is experienced in historic research, field inventory, and site assessment for the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) Section 106 and Section 110, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) compliance.  She meets the Secretary of the Interior’s standards for work in history and architectural history.

Ms. Bowen is author and co-author of cultural resources technical reports, including historic resources and historic architectural inventories/evaluations.  She evaluates resources including residential, commercial, and industrial structures, linear features, dams, bridges, and cultural landscapes for significance for the California Register of Historical Resources (CRHR) and the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). She prepares Historic American Building Survey (HABS) and Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) documentation, develops integrated cultural resources management plans and mitigation measures, prepares reports for cultural resource and environmental compliance, and prepares and coordinates proposals for work and cost estimates.  Madeline conducts research at various repositories throughout California for land use histories, water rights research, and litigation support. In 2018, Ms. Bowen was part of a team for a project that received a Governor’s Historic Preservation Reward.

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