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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.

2016 Meeting Schedule

Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 1:30pm
Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 1:30pm
Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 1:30pm
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 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).




Nominations under Consideration at the July 2016 Historic Preservation Review Committee Meeting


  • Fort Towson (Additional Documentation), Fort Townson, Choctaw County (Nomination)
  • Central Fire Station, 623 Southwest D Avenue, Lawton, Comanche County (Nomination)
  • Klingensmith Park Amphitheater, West 7th/West 5th & Country Club Drive, Bristow, Creek County (Nomination)
  • Lincoln Park Bathhouse, 2000 Remington Place, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County (Nomination)
  • Mutual Savings and Loan Association Building, 601-605 NW 23rd Street, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County (Nomination)
  • Pruett House, 155 Redwood Drive, Stillwater, Payne County (Nomination)
  • Downtown Claremore Historic District, See Nomination for Boundaries, Claremore, Rogers County (Nomination)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma Building, 1215 South Boulder Avenue, Tulsa, Tulsa County (Nomination)
  • Downtown Tulsa YMCA, 515 South Denver Avenue, Tulsa, Tulsa County (Nomination)


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Nominations Awaiting National Park Service Approval


April 2016 Historic Preservation Review Committee Meeting

  • Dunbar School, Northeast corner of SH 3 and South Dunbar Street, Atoka, Atoka County (Nomination)
  • Carrier Congregational Church, 204 North Fifth Street, Carrier, Garfield County (Nomination)
  • Oakland School, Northwest corner of Fern Street and North Eighth Street, Oakland, Marshall County (Nomination)
  • Edmond Ice Company, 101-109 West Second Street, Edmond, Oklahoma County (Nomination)
  • Electric Transformer House, 2412 North Olie Avenue, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County (Nomination)
  • Sunshine Cleaners, 1002 NW 1st Street, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County (Nomination)

October 2012 Historic Preservation Review Committee Meeting

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