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.[1][2]

Michigan State Historic Preservation Office
Agency overview
JurisdictionState of Michigan
Headquarters735 East Michigan Avenue
Lansing, Michigan 48912
Parent agencyMichigan 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.

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