Commission Meetings

The Houston Archaeological and Historical Commission (HAHC) meetings are held in-person in the City Hall Annex Council Chamber, 900 Bagby Street, Public Level, Houston Texas, and virtually on Microsoft Teams. Meetings are also broadcasted on the HTV Houston municipal channel and streamed on the city’s HTV website. The meeting agenda and details will be posted on this page 72 hours in advance of each meeting.

To join this HAHC meeting, please use the following options:

Thursday, November 17, 2022, 2:30 p.m.

  • In-person meeting location at: 900 Bagby Street, City Council Chamber, Public Level, Houston, Texas
  • Microsoft Teams by installing the App; or
  • Join via WebBrowser: https://bit.ly/3SZi7Vc or
  • Join via Phone: 936-755-1521 Conference ID: 669 218 854#

You can download staff reports here.The agenda packet may be updated prior to the meeting.

Current Agenda

Call to Order
Chair’s Report
Director’s Report
Mayor Liaison’s Report
Approval of Oct. 20, 2022, HAHC Meeting Minutes

A. Consideration of and Possible Action on Certificate of Appropriateness Applications for Consent Agenda

Type something in the input field to search the table for address, application type and historic district. Click the Address to view the staff report drafts for that location.

  Address   Application Type   Historic District
8515 Dover St Alteration – Addition, Door, Windows Glenbrook Valley
1014 W Gardner St Demolition – Garage or Carport Norhill
1966 W Gray St Alteration – Sign LM: River Oaks Theater and Shopping Center
1650 Cortlandt St Alteration – Addition Houston Heights East
3618 Burlington St Alteration – Addition Westmoreland
3618 Burlington St New Construction – Detached Garage/Apt Westmoreland
916 Pizer St Alteration – Addition Norhill
319 E 18th St New Construction – Single Family Residential Houston Heights East
319 E 18th St New Construction – Detached Garage/Apt Houston Heights East
215 E 11th St Alteration – Roof  Houston Heights East
804 Hawthorne St Alteration – Siding, Doors, Windows, Porch Audubon Place
510 Highland St Alteration – Addition Woodland Heights
3215 White Oak Dr New Construction – Commercial Bldg Houston Heights South
1029 Arlington St Alteration – Addition Houston Heights South

B. Comments from the Public
C. Comments from the HAHC
D. Historic Preservation Officer’s Report
E. Adjournment

The Houston Archeological and Historic Commission reserves the right to convene an Executive Session on any item listed on this agenda as authorized by the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Gov’t Code Chapter 551, under any applicable exception, including but not limited to Sec. 551.071, Consultation with Attorney.

About the Commission

Commission Group Photo

Top left to right: Roman McAllen, Historic Preservation Officer, Dominic Yap, John Cosgrove, David Bucek (Chair), Stephen McNiel, Charles Stava, Steven F. Curry, and Ben Koush. Front row left to right: Urmila Srinivasan, Jennifer Ostlind, Deputy Director (Executive Secretary), Elizabeth Wiedower Jackson (Vice Chair), Ashley Elizabeth Jones, and Legal Counsel Kim Mickelson.

The HAHC is a 13-member appointed Commission that issues Certificates of Appropriateness and reviews Historic District, Landmark, Protected Landmark, and Archaeological Site designation applications.

Commission Members

  • Ashley Elizabeth Jones – Archaeologist (Position 1)
  • Tanya Debose – Historian (Position 2)
  • Urmila Srinivasan – Architectural Historian (Position 3)
  • Rhonda Sepulveda – Cultural History Organization Representative (Position 4)
  • David Bucek – Registered Architect (Position 5)
  • Elizabeth Wiedower Jackson – Commercial Business Representative (Position 6)
  • John Cosgrove – Real Estate Appraiser (Position 7)
  • Stephen McNiel – Remodeler/Builder (Position 8)
  • Steven F. Curry – Preservation Specialist (Position 9)
  • Ann Collum – Citizen Representative (Position 10)
  • Dominic Yap – Citizen Representative (Position 11)
  • Charles Stava – Citizen Representative (Position 12)
  • Ben Koush – Citizen Representative (Position 13)

Ex-Officio Members

  • Samantha Bruer – Architectural Archivist, Houston Metropolitan Research Center
  • Marta Crinejo – Mayor's Liaison

Executive Secretary

  • Margaret Wallace Brown Director, Planning and Development, or
  • Jennifer Ostlind - Deputy Director, Planning and Development

HAHC Deadline and Meeting Location

Certificate of Appropriateness applications are due 22 calendar days in advance of the meeting by 12 PM (noon) on the deadline date.

Download a map of nearby parking facilities

→ Click here to view the Houston Preservation Appeals Board (HPAB)