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2021 National Register Meeting Deadlines:

Meeting DateFinal Draft Deadline for nominations within a CLG CommunityFinal Draft Deadline for All Other Cities
April 8, 2021January 15, 2021February 15, 2021
August 5, 2021May 21, 2021June 21, 2021
December 2, 2021September 17, 2021October 18, 2021

Required Materials and Guidance for National Register Nominations: 

National Register Review Committee Meeting PowerPoint Presentation Guidance and Template: ↓ See more. 

General Guidelines: 

  • The length of a presentation for an individual resource must not exceed 10 minutes and must be no more than 10 PowerPoint slides. 
  • The length of a presentation for a historic district must not exceed 15 minutes and must be no more than 15 PowerPoint slides.
  • Images must be used in the presentation. The number of images is not limited as long as the presentation does not exceed the time or slide limit.
  • Text may be used to make additional points; however, text is not required for every image used.
  • Make sure the text is large enough to be easily read. 
  • The design and background color of each slide, including font type, can be whatever you would like it to be as long as it is readable. 

For all Resources, include:

  • the date of the resource's construction
  • location map (see template below)
  • discussion of setting, if appropriate
  • level of significance
  • summary of reason for significance
  • brief physical description including stylistic features and building type
  • brief discussion of alterations and integrity
  • for districts, a brief discussion of contributing and non-contributing resources

PowerPoint Template

  •  National Register Review Committee PowerPoint Template - Use this for all PowerPoint Submissions. You may alter the individual slides in the template to fit your nominated resource.
  • If you would like to see any past presentations, please contact the National Register Coordinator.

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For more information contact
Emily Ardoin, National Register Coordinator

Mailing AddressP.O. Box 44247
Baton Rouge LA 70804
Phone:(225) 219-4595
Fax:(225) 219-9772


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