Presentation on theme: "Cultural Resource Management Law Three Case Studies Broadlawns Medical Center Cell Tower, 2001 Carlisle, Iowa Cell Tower, 2001 James J. Hill House, 2003."— Presentation transcript:
Cultural Resource Management Law Three Case Studies Broadlawns Medical Center Cell Tower, 2001 Carlisle, Iowa Cell Tower, 2001 James J. Hill House, 2003
Purposes: To examine several of cases where CRM laws, especially Section 106, have applied To consider differing outcomes, dependent on conditions of each case
The Hospital, State Archaeologist, Iowa Indian Advisory Board, and the Cell Phone Company agree on what to do… …rebuild the mounds and restore the area. Howard Matalba Maria Pearson, Shirley Schermer, Steve Dasovich
The Process Selecting Clean Fill Strip off the ground cover
The Cost? About $1,500,000 $85,000 for landscaping $200,000 for ground work $120,000 for the crane $1,195,000 for two new towers
Digging on the Hillside Archaeology at the James J. Hill House, 2003 Archaeology Prepared by Larry J. Zimmerman
Image, Power, and (Crumbling) Architecture Image & power Gardens & glory As the power fades The irony of time: the archaeology of inequality Homeless people and their “stuff”
The Project: Restoration of Hillside Retaining Walls and Fixing Drainage Problems Drainage issues & damage Big cistern upslope Nothing lasts forever Doing Archaeology before restoration Why do archaeology? Documenting construction methods Documenting current condition of walls Documenting material culture
Drainage Issues The problem starts at the cistern and ends up at the retaining walls downslope.
The Archaeology of Homelessness: The Paradoxes of Capitalism The gardens of the ‘Empire Builder of the Northwest’ became a decades-long sanctuary for the homeless who left behind their own material culture.