Why preserve? …
Most of all, it’s simply a matter of good sense. It's smart to protect older buildings and neighborhoods....”
~ National Trust for Historic Preservation
Utah's State Historic Preservation Office assists communities, agencies, and the general public in researching, surveying, designating, and treating their historic buildings and structures.
Explore our website and discover Utah’s historic built environment and how you can help preserve the past.
Learn More About Preserving Your Historic Building
Utah Preservation Conference
Join Certified Local Governments and other preservationists throughout the state at the Utah Heritage Foundation's annual Utah Preservation Conference.
National Register Information
Whether you want to list your historic property or research what other historic properties are listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Utah, this is the site for you.
National Register Database
Find detailed information on the buildings and sites on the National Register in Utah.
Need professional assistance with your rehab? The companies and individuals in our directory have experience working with historic buildings.
For information on federal and state laws concerning cultural resources, see the SHPO Compliance pages.
Barbara Murphy 801-245-7251 - Program manager
Debbie Dahl 801-245-7233 – Grants
Chris Hansen 801-245-7239 - Sections 106 and 404 compliance
Don Hartley 801-245-7240 - Technical advice for CLGs and government agencies
Cory Jensen 801-245-7242 - National Register and architectural survey
Nelson Knight 801-245-7244 - Tax credits
ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF SUPPORT
The activity that is the subject of this website has been financed in part with Federal funds from the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, and administered by the State Historic Preservation Office of Utah. The contents and opinions do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Department of the Interior or the Utah State Historic Preservation Office, nor does the mention of trade names or commercial products constitute endorsement or recommendation by the Department of the Interior or the Utah State Historic Preservation Office.NONDISCRIMINATION STATEMENT
This program receives Federal financial assistance for identification and
protection of historic properties. Under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964,
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Age Discrimination Act
of 1975, as amended, the U.S. Department of the Interior prohibits
discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability or
age in its federally assisted programs. If you believe you have been
discriminated against in any program, activity, or facility as described
above, or if you desire further information, please write to: Office for Equal
Opportunity, National Park Service, 849 C Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20240.