Historic Brick Buildings Graffiti Removal


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Historic Brick Buildings Graffiti Removal
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Remove spray paint graffiti from the exterior of the historic Magendie Building and the McChesney-Odd Fellows Building at Columbia State Historic Park to rehabilitate the structures to pre-vandalism condition. Remove graffiti using methods approved for the restoration of cultural resources. Pre-wet the brick wall surrounding the graffiti on the historic buildings; mask off the wall below the graffiti to protect the wall; apply the removal product containing the active ingredient titanium dioxide to the brick wall painted with graffiti; gently brush the wall with a natural bristle brush; and rinse with low-pressure water to wash away the removal product and graffiti.

Contact Information

Heather Reith
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Columbia State Historic Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15331 - Class 31
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of repair and rehabilitation of historical resources, in a manner consistent with the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties with Guidelines for Preserving, Rehabilitatiing, Restoring, and Reconstructing Historic Buildings (1995), Weeks and Grimmer.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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