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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.

2021 Meeting Schedule

***CANCELLED*** Thursday, January 21, 2021, 1:30 p.m. - As the Open Meeting Act in Oklahoma has not been amended for 2021, the Historic Preservation Review Committee meeting scheduled for January 21, 2021, has been cancelled due to a lack of quorum. All National Register of Historic Places nominations scheduled for January will be rescheduled for April 15, 2021.

Thursday, April 15, 2021, 1:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 15, 2021, 1:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 21, 2021, 1:30 p.m.

All meetings are held in the Musser Learning Lab on the first floor (Library) of the Oklahoma History Center, located at 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City, OK, 73105.

The governor appoints the members of the Historic Preservation Review Committee (HPRC) to advise the SHPO about nominations to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) and other preservation issues. Current HPRC members include Ron Frantz (architect, Oklahoma City); John D. Hartley (prehistoric archeologist, Norman); Shirley Ballard Nero (historian, Clearview); Jana Phillips (architectural historian, Stillwater); and Charles S. Wallis (historical archeologist, Norman).