Michigan State Historic Preservation Office
The Michigan State Historic Preservation Office is one of 59 state historic preservation offices established according to the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 that plays a role in implementing federal historic preservation policy in the United States. The purposes of a SHPO include surveying and recognizing historic properties, reviewing nominations for properties to be included in the National Register of Historic Places, reviewing federal and state undertakings for their impact on historic resources, and supporting federal organizations, state and local governments, and private sector in historic preservation matters.
|Jurisdiction||State of Michigan|
|Headquarters||735 East Michigan Avenue|
Lansing, Michigan 48912
|Parent agency||Michigan State Housing Development Authority|
The organization was formerly involved in the listing of state historic sites and operating the state's historical marker program; that function is now performed by the Michigan History Center and Eastern Michigan University.
The Michigan State Historic Preservation Office is administered by the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
- National Trust for Historic Preservation, What Does the State Historic Preservation Office Do?.
- National Trust for Historic Preservation Resources (20 April 2008).