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Katie McLaughlin Friddle

Principal Planner, Current Planning and Urban Design, City of Oklahoma City Planning Department

Since March 2020, Katie McLaughlin Friddle has served as the Principal Planner for Current Planning and Urban Design for the City of Oklahoma City Planning Department, overseeing current planning functions, six design review districts, and the city’s historic preservation program. Prior to assuming this role, Katie served as the City’s Preservation Officer and CLG Coordinator. Prior to her time with the City, Katie worked for the City of Boston’s preservation office and then served as the Executive Director of Preservation Oklahoma, a statewide non-profit preservation advocacy organization. A native Oklahoman, Katie holds a Bachelor’s degree in History from the University of Oklahoma and a Master’s degree in Historic Preservation from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation. Katie completed her AICP certification in 2016. In 2021, Katie was appointed to the Board of Directors of the National Alliance of Preservation Commissions (NAPC).

FORUM 2024

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