Historic Preservation Review Committee

Established in 1969 as a part of the State of Oklahoma's participation in the newly created federal preservation programs, the Committee membership is composed of citizen members as well as professionals in the areas of history, architecture, architectural history, historic archeology, and prehistoric archeology. The Committee provides comments to the State Historic Preservation Officer about proposed nominations to the National Register of Historic Places and other preservation issues as appropriate. Additionally, the committee comments on nominations to the State Register of Historic Places.

2015 Meeting Schedule

Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 1:30pm
Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 1:30pm
Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 1:30pm
Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 1:30pm

Location: All meetings are held in the Oklahoma Historical Society Boardroom, 3rd floor, Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City, OK 73105.

Current Historic Preservation Review Committee (HPRC) members (as of November 2012) include William P. Corbett (Historian, Tahlequah); Ron Frantz (Architect, Oklahoma City); John D. Hartley (Prehistoric Archeologist, Norman); Arn Henderson (Architectural Historian, Norman) ; and Charles S. Wallis (Historical Archeologist, Norman).

OCTOBER 15, 2015

The regular quarterly meeting of the Historic Preservation Review Committee (HPRC) will be held at 1:30pm on Thursday, October 15, 2015. The HPRC will meet in the LeRoy H. Fischer Boardroom, Oklahoma History Center (third floor), 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City, OK. The public is invited to attend. (NOTE: If you are a person with a disability and require an accommodation, please contact Melvena Heisch at 405/522-4484 or mheisch@okhistory.org by 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, October 14, 2015.


  1. Call to Order
  2. Introductions
  3. Approval of the Historic Preservation Review Committee's July 2015 Minutes
  4. Formulation of Recommendations to the State Historic Preservation Officer Concerning Proposed Nominations to the National Register of Historic Places:
    1. Vannerson Homestead, South 7 miles on Highway 30 from intersection with Route 66 then 1.15 miles southwest, Erick vicinity, Beckham County (Nomination)
    2. The University of Oklahoma Armory, 103 West Brooks Street, Norman, Cleveland County (Nomination)
    3. John and Mary Fuksa Farm, 1228 Marshall Road, Bison vicinity, Garfield County (Nomination)
    4. Marshall Hall, 100 South University Avenue, Enid, Garfield County (Nomination)
    5. Public Library of Enid and Garfield County, 120 West Maine Street, Enid, Garfield County (Nomination)
    6. Robert R. and Minnie L. Kisner Mansion, 1111 West Wynona Avenue, Enid, Garfield County (Nomination)
    7. Santa Fe Freight Depot, 702 North Washington Avenue, Enid, Garfield County (Nomination)
    8. Lake Ponca Duck Pond Historic District, L.A. Cann Drive, Ponca City, Kay County (Nomination)
    9. Fairview Community Center, 206 East Broadway, Fairview, Major County (Nomination)
    10. Santa Fe Depot, 106 South EK Gaylord Boulevard, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County (Nomination)
    11. Foyil Filling Station, 12243 S. Andy Payne Blvd, Claremore, Rogers County (Nomination)
    12. Belmont Apartments, 1314 South Denver Avenue West, Tulsa, Tulsa County (Nomination)
  5. Other Business:
    1. Historic Preservation Review Committee's Input for Developing the FY 2016 Historic Preservation Fund Application
    2. Oklahoma Archeology Month, October 2015

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Nominations Awaiting National Park Service Approval

October 2012 Historic Preservation Review Committee Meeting

Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 (Greenwood Historic District), Tulsa, Tulsa County