FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 03, 2015

Contact: Steph Deidrick
573-751-9392
steph.deidrick@dnr.mo.gov

Historic Preservation Council to consider nominations for National Register Nov. 6

The Missouri Advisory Council on Historic Preservation will consider nominations to the National Register of Historic Places during its quarterly meeting in Jefferson City. The meeting, which is open to the public, will begin at 9 a.m., Friday, Nov. 6 in the LaCharrette Conference Room in the Lewis and Clark State Office Building.

Four districts and eight individual property nominations are scheduled to be considered for listing in the National Register. The list includes the following commercial, residential, and institutional properties and districts.

St. Francis Xavier Church and Rectory, (Rural Church Architecture Missouri, c.1819 to c.1945 MPDF), 7319 Route M, Taos, Cole County

Plaza Towers, (Working-Class and Middle-Income Apartment Buildings in Kansas City, Missouri MPDF), 209 Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard, Kansas City, Jackson County  

Alexander, M.W., Residence, 3965 Westminster Place, St. Louis

Gravois-Jefferson Streetcar Suburb (Boundary Increase I), (South St. Louis Historic Working- and Middle-Class Streetcar Suburbs MPDF), 2644-54 Gravois Avenue, St. Louis

Fort Bellefontaine, 13002 & 13290 Bellefontaine Road, Blackjack (vicinity), St. Louis County

Holly Hills Historic District, Bounded by Holly Hills Blvd., Missouri Pacific right-of-way, alley north of Dover Pl., Leona St., and Ray Ave., St. Louis

St. Louis Post Dispatch Rotogravure Printing Plant, 4340-50 Duncan    Avenue, St. Louis

Peters, Charles and Josephine, House, 1228 West 55th Street, Kansas City, Jackson County

Welfare Finance Company Building, 1027-29 North Grand Avenue, St. Louis

Ferd. Heim Brewing Company Bottling Plant, 507 North Montgall, Kansas City, Jackson County

Chapman, Dr. Jean, House, 1150 North Henderson Avenue, Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County

Broadway-Middle Commercial Historic District (Boundary Increase II (Historic and Architectural Resources of Cape Girardeau, Missouri MPDF), 600-800 blocks of Broadway and 210 N. Ellis Street, Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County  

The Missouri Advisory Council on Historic Preservation is a 12-member group of historians, architects, archaeologists and citizens with an interest in historic preservation. The council is appointed by the governor and works with the Department of Natural Resources' State Historic Preservation Office, which administers the National Register of Historic Places program for Missouri. The council meets quarterly to review Missouri property nominations to the National Register, the nation's honor roll of historic properties. Approved nominations are forwarded to the Keeper of the National Register in Washington, D.C., for final approval.

More information, including completed applications for each of the nominations, is included on the meeting agenda and nominations list.  

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