Survey plans help communities prioritize and identify future historic resources survey efforts. Preparation of a survey plan involves identifying previously surveyed and designated resources, developing a historic overview, engaging in public and professional outreach, undertaking a limited windshield survey of selected areas, and recommending future survey projects with estimated costs
Morse Park Neighborhood, Lakewood, Colorado (2019-20). The City of Lakewood, Colorado, selected Front Range to prepare a historic resources survey plan for the Morse Park neighborhood, a rectangular area in central Lakewood bounded by Wadsworth Boulevard, West Colfax Avenue, Kipling Street, and West 26th Avenue. Many agricultural uses remained at the time of the above aerial photograph in 1946, but the neighborhood developed rapidly in the post-World War Ii era. The project remained The project identified subareas for future surveys, as well as a list of potentially significant individual properties. The project was funded by an SHF grant to the City and included development of a historic overview for the area, public meetings, and prioritizing subareas for future survey projects.