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(PDF, 157KB) Minutes(PDF, 113KB)
February 11, 2020 Agenda(PDF, 157KB) Minutes(PDF, 110KB)
March 10, 2020 Agenda(PDF, 163KB) Minutes(PDF, 188KB)
April 14, 2020 Agenda(PDF, 163KB) Minutes(PDF, 90KB)
May 12, 2020 Agenda(PDF, 162KB) Minutes(PDF, 93KB)
June 9, 2020 Agenda(PDF, 163KB) Minutes(PDF, 95KB)
July 14, 2020 Agenda(PDF, 161KB) Minutes(PDF, 71KB)
August 11, 2020 Agenda(PDF, 162KB) Minutes(PDF, 71KB)
September 15, 2020 Agenda(PDF, 163KB) Minutes(PDF, 75KB)
October 13, 2020 Agenda(PDF, 162KB) Minutes(PDF, 74KB)
November 10, 2020 Agenda(PDF, 161KB) Minutes(PDF, 70KB)
December 8, 2020 Agenda(PDF, 192KB) Minutes(PDF, 66KB)
January 12, 2021  Agenda(PDF, 194KB) Minutes(PDF, 69KB)
 February 9, 2021 Agenda(PDF, 195KB) Minutes(PDF, 181KB)
March 9, 2021  Agenda(PDF, 163KB) Minutes(PDF, 208KB)
 April 13, 2021 Agenda (PDF, 165KB) Minutes (PDF, 128KB)
 May 11, 2021 Agenda(PDF, 164KB)  Minutes(PDF, 134KB)
June 8, 2021 Agenda(PDF, 166KB)  Minutes(PDF, 89KB)
 July 13, 2021 Agenda(PDF, 165KB)   Minutes(PDF, 81KB)
 August 10, 2021 Agenda(PDF, 166KB)  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

 

Mission Statement

Preserve the historic integrity of Cheyenne, Wyoming.

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

Terracon Consulting has surveyed the expanded area, identifying 163 Wyoming Cultural Properties and updating the district nomination. If you are a home owner in the proposed expansion boundary, and have historic information to share, please send it to Sam Crowley, scrowley@cheyennecity.org, 307-637-6307, or 2101 O'Neil Avenue, Room 205, Cheyenne, WY 82001.
The proposed boundary expansion can be found here(PDF, 629KB).
The draft Contributing List can be found here(PDF, 29MB).

The informational boards from the May 18, 2021 neighborhood meeting can be found here(PDF, 16MB).

May 25, 2021 Public Hearing

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 Sam Crowley in the Development Office, scrowley@cheyennecity.org, 307-637-6307.

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 Sam Crowley in the Development Office, scrowley@cheyennecity.org, 307-637-6307.

Strategic Plan

The Board met on Saturday, February 27th, from 9 am to 1 pm to update the working strategic plan for 2021. This meeting was held at 1406 Hugur 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 Sam Crowley in the Development Office, scrowley@cheyennecity.org, (307) 637-6307

2021 Strategic Plan(PDF, 151KB)

2020 Strategic Plan(PDF, 148KB)

Media Articles 

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