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Historic Buildings


City Creek ditch flooding on North Temple Street, SLC, 1907

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.


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.
National Register Database

Utah Preservation Directory
The Utah Heritage Foundation maintains a list of companies and individuals who have experience working with historic buildings. Contractor Directory

Compliance Issues
For information on federal and state laws concerning cultural resources, see the SHPO Compliance pages


TBA  Program manager 801-245-7251
Debbie Dahl  Grants 801-245-7233
Chris Hansen  Sections 106 and 404 compliance 801-245-7239
Don Hartley  Technical advice for CLGs and government agencies 801-245-7240
Cory Jensen  National Register and architectural survey 801-245-7242
Nelson Knight  Tax credits 801-245-7244


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.

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.