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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).

JULY 16, 2015

The regular quarterly meeting of the Historic Preservation Review Committee (HPRC) will be held at 1:30pm on Thursday, July 16, 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, July 15, 2015.


  1. Call to Order
  2. Introductions
  3. Approval of the Historic Preservation Review Committee's April 2015 Minutes
  4. Formulation of Recommendations to the State Historic Preservation Officer Concerning Proposed Nominations to the National Register of Historic Places
    1. KCS Railway Depot, 1 South Highway 59, Stilwell, Adair County (Nomination)
    2. Fuksa Portion of the Chisholm Trail Roadbed, Address Restricted, Bison vicinity, Garfield County (Nomination)
    3. James Martin Baggs Log Barn, West Side of N4480 Road, Pickens vicinity, Pushmataha County (Nomination)
    4. Seminole Municipal Building, 401 North Main Street, Seminole, Seminole County (Nomination)
    5. Sally Ann Apartments, 1309-1313 & 1310-1314 South Jackson Avenue, Tulsa, Tulsa County (Nomination)
  5. Other Business:
    1. Historic Preservation Review Committee's Role in Developing the FY 2016 Historic Preservation Fund Application
    2. Route 66: The Road Ahead Initiative Workshop, July 23, 2015
    3. Oklahoma Archeology Month, October 2015
    4. State Historic Preservation Office Calendar of Events 2015-2016
  6. Adjournment

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Nominations Awaiting National Park Service Approval

April 2015 Historic Preservation Review Committee Meeting

Czech Hall of Oklahoma City, Lodge Laska, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County

October 2012 Historic Preservation Review Committee Meeting

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

Nominations Officially Determined Eligible but Not Listed

Ardmore Presbyterian Church, Ardmore, Carter County

Beth Israel Temple, Muskogee, Muskogee County

Mummers Theater (Stage Center), Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County