Historic Preservation Board

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About the Board:

The Historic Preservation Board advises the Governing Body on decisions regarding historic preservation.  Members of the Board are appointed by the Mayor. It is comprised of eleven members with various skills and knowledge.

Historic Preservation Board Meetings

The Historic Preservation Board meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 6:00 pm in City Council Chambers. Work sessions may be held on the fourth Tuesday of the month at various locations at 5:30 p.m.  Agendas are available one week prior to the meeting.  Minutes are available 1-2 meetings after the respective meeting. Subscribe to this page for updates including new Agendas and Minutes.  

January 14, 2020 Agenda Minutes
January 28, 2020 Agenda Minutes
February 11, 2020 Agenda Minutes
February 25, 2020 Agenda Minutes
March 10, 2020 Agenda Minutes
March 24, 2020 Agenda Minutes
April 14, 2020 Agenda Minutes
April 28, 2020 Agenda Minutes
May 12, 2020 Agenda Minutes
May 26, 2020 Agenda Minutes
June 9, 2020 Agenda Minutes
June 23, 2020 Agenda Minutes
July 14, 2020 Agenda Minutes
July 28, 2020 Agenda Minutes
August 11, 2020 Agenda Minutes
August 25, 2020 Agenda Minutes
September 8, 2020 Agenda Minutes
September 22, 2020 Agenda Minutes
October 13, 2020 Agenda Minutes
October 27, 2020 Agenda Minutes
November 10, 2020 Agenda Minutes
November 24, 2020 Agenda Minutes
December 8, 2020 Agenda Minutes
December 22, 2020 Agenda Minutes

 

Members

  • Jason Bogstie, Chair
  • CJ Young, Vice Chair
  • Milward Simpson, Secretary
  • Gary Sims
  • Max B. Carre'
  • David Benner
  • John Brewster
  • Jaci Wells
  • Don Herrold
  • Cathie Tabor-Douglas
  • Josh Chrysler
  • Amber Conwell

 

Historic Preservation Board Rules of Practice

Historic Preservation Resources

Resources Available at the Planning Office

National Historic District Nomination Briefs
  • Capitol North Historic District Nomination (1980)
  • Cheyenne Historic Schools Nomination (2004)
  • Cheyenne Historic Warehouses Nomination (2003)
  • Downtown Historic District Nomination (1979 with updates 1988, 1996)
  • Dubois Block Historic District Nomination (2014)   
  • Lakeview Historic District Nomination (1996)
  • Moore Haven Heights Historic District (2007)
  • Rainsford Historic District Nomination (1984)
  • South Side Historic District (2005)

Maps of Historic Districts

Brochures
*These should print on 8-1/2 x 11 paper except for the historic districts which should print on 8-1/2 x 14, or come into the office at the address listed below and pick one up.

Resources Available at the Public Library

The Laramie County Library has a collection of books on the preservation and restoration of historic buildings. They also have City Directories which can provide you with a history of who lived in your property (starting about 1925 to the present).

 

Historic Preservation Projects 

Capitol North Historic District Expansion

This project has been awarded to Terracon Consulting. They have done the preliminary survey work and are now in the research phase. If you are a home owner in the proposed expansion boundary, and have historic information to share, please send it to Stephanie Lowe, slowe@cheyennecity.org, 307-637-6305, or 2101 O'Neil Avenue, Room 205, Cheyenne, WY 82001.
The proposed boundary expansion can be found here.(PDF, 1MB)
A public meeting was held on September 11, 2018 to discuss the early findings of the consultant. The draft Contributing List can be found here(PDF, 29MB).

Downtown Cheyenne Historic District Update

The Cheyenne Historic Preservation Board has received and is proud to release the final report for the Downtown Cheyenne Historic District Update.
For more information about the update or the Downtown Cheyenne Historic District please contact Stephanie Lowe in the Development Office, slowe@cheyennecity.org, 307-637-6305.

Capitol North Historic District

The Cheyenne Historic Preservation Board has received and is proud to release the final report regarding the update to the Capitol North Historic District.

Final Report(PDF, 784KB)

For more information about the update or the Capitol North Historic District please contact Stephanie Lowe in the Development Office, slowe@cheyennecity.org, 307-637-6305.

Strategic Plan

The Board met on Saturday, February 1, from 9 am to 1 pm to update the working strategic plan for 2020. This meeting was held at the Old West Museum, 4610 Carey Avenue and was open to the public.
Please click on the link below to view the latest strategic planning document in PDF format. If you have comments or would like to be involved, please contact Stephanie Lowe in the Development Office, slowe@cheyennecity.org, (307) 637-6305

Media Articles 

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