News Release 069

Historic Preservation Council to consider nominations for National Register Feb. 19

Volume 38-069 (For Immediate Release)
Contact: Sue Holst
573-751- 6510

JEFFERSON CITY, MO., FEB. 16, 2010 -- The Missouri Advisory Council on Historic Preservation will consider nominations to the National Register of Historic Places during its quarterly meeting Feb. 19 in Jefferson City. The meeting, which is open to the public, will begin at 9 a.m. in the La Charrette conference room of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources' Lewis and Clark State Office Building, 1101 Riverside Drive, Jefferson City.

Thirteen nominations and one boundary decrease are scheduled to be considered for the National Register. Properties on the agenda include historic residences, commercial buildings and historic districts. Approximately 125 historic buildings and structures are represented in the nominations. The nominated properties under consideration are listed below:

In addition to nominations to the National Register of Historic Places, the council will receive status reports on programs provided by the State Historic Preservation Office, and discuss business related to its own function and duties.

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.

For more information about the Feb. 19 meeting or the council, call the State Historic Preservation Office at 573-751-7858 or the department toll-free at 800-334-6946.