Cypress Lawn Cemetery Association

Published On: June 8th, 2022

Cypress Lawn Cemetery Association has a long rich history dating back when California first began. However, it also has an important recent history of improvements, additions, and concern for all Californians. Cypress Lawn was founded in 1892 and has grown into more than 250 acres consisting of three (3) locations — the East Side, West Side and Hillside Campuses.

As a premium funeral and cremation provider in the San Francisco Bay Area, the name Cypress Lawn is synonymous with quality. President & CEO, Bob Gordon and his team are committed to preserving all areas of this magnificent location including its historical grounds, arboretum, century-old chapels and gardens. The mission of Cypress Lawn is to pay warm tribute to loved ones and their accomplishments, through personalized service memorializing the lives of others.

InfraMappa’s visualization, analytics, and archival technology address our challenges of managing aging infrastructure and the costly, unforeseen problems that arose when we had no visual understanding of where our assets were located”.

Bob Gordon, President & CEO, Cypress Lawn Cemetery Association

Key Specifications

  • Total Acres: 256 (195 Developed)
  • Number of Locations: 3
  • Buildings: 20
  • Pipes and Conduits: 33 Linear Miles
  • Structures and Lighting: 2,800

INFRAMAPPA Modules and Services

  • Interactive Maps and Data
  • Digital Plan Room
  • The INFRAMAPPA Asset Management Report
  • High-Resolution Aerial Imagery
  • ASCE 38-02 Field Verification

Interactive Maps and Data

Easy to read, easy to navigate maps of their entire utility infrastructure enabling them to view their important assets relative to above ground structures, trees, water features, etc.

Utilities Mapped

  • Communication
  • Electrical
  • Fire Hydrants
  • Fire Water
  • Fuel
  • Gas
  • Irrigation
  • Lighting
  • Sanitary Sewer
  • Security
  • Storm Drainage
  • Water
  • Other/Unidentified

INFRAMAPPA Map of Cypress Lawn

INFRAMAPPA Map of Cypress Lawn Irrigation System

Digital Plan Room

The Digital Plan Room contains searchable and sortable links to existing plans and documents used to build the INFRAMAPPA maps, data and reports.

Examples at this location include:

  • As-built and Bid-set Plans
  • CD-Digital Files
  • Architectural and Engineering Plans
  • Landscape Designs
  • Utility Maps
  • Lighting and Hardscape

West Side Campus Irrigation Plan


The INFRAMAPPA Asset Management Report summarizes the quantity, value (equivalent to replacement cost), and replacement cost timeline of the existing utility infrastructure. The inventory was populated from INFRAMAPPA Interactive Maps which is used by the Cypress Lawn Cemetery Association to digitally access the utilities for its three (3) campuses (East Side, West Side, and Hillside).

Documented In The Report

  • Asset Values
  • Replacement Costs
  • Remaining Life
  • Budget Planning/Substantiation
  • Strategic Priorities
  • Recommended Actions

Cypress Lawn Facilities Overview

Cypress Lawn Time-Based Replacement Costs

High-Resolution Aerial Imagery

Aerial imagery is extremely useful for many reasons, specifically in support of planning, design, construction, maintenance & operations, emergency response planning and more. We provide <5cm/pixel (<2in/pixel) resolution imagery that allows users to see important details not easily identified with traditional satellite imagery.

High Resolution Imagery

ASCE 38-02 Field Verification

For Cypress Lawn Cemetery Association, utilities that are depicted are based on original plans they provided, and on ASCE Standard 38-02 grade field verification. During field observations some utilities were discovered in locations that differed from the source documents. In each case, the utilities were drawn to best fit the field observations based on the intent of the original source documents and maintain their link to the source documents.

Field Verification Options

The Benefits of INFRAMAPPA

We are unique in the fact that our solution can be easily implemented during any phase of your cemetery facility lifecycle. From acquisition through planning, design, construction, maintenance, and even disposition, it doesn’t matter. Regardless of phase, we’re able to empower better decisions that reduce your risk, save money and ensure on-time delivery of your building project.

  • Identifies and Prioritizes Risk to Infrastructure Assets
  • Improves Efficiency
  • Improves Productivity
  • Maximizes Value
  • Improves Planning
  • Minimizes Construction Delays
  • Reduces Maintenance Response Time and Costs

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