News Release 305
Historic Preservation Council will consider nominations to the National Register of Historic Places May 21
Volume 38-305 (For Immediate Release)
Contact: Sue Holst
JEFFERSON CITY, MO, MAY 19, 2010 -- The Missouri Advisory Council on Historic Preservation will consider nominations to the National Register of Historic Places during its quarterly meeting May 21 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.
Fourteen nominations are scheduled to be considered for the National Register. Properties on the agenda include historic residences, commercial buildings and historic districts. Approximately 1,200 historic buildings and structures are represented in the nominations. The nominated properties under consideration are listed below:
- Springfield Grocer Co. Warehouse, 323 N. Patton Ave., Springfield
- Courthouse-Seminary Neighborhood Historic District, Roughly bounded by Middle, Themis, Main, Aquamsi, and Morgan Oak Streets, Cape Girardeau
- Administration Building, 800 University Dr., Maryville, Nodaway County
- Missouri City Savings Bank Building & Meeting Hall, 417-419 Main St., Missouri City, Clay County
- Missouri District Warehouse, 357 Main Street, Weston, Platte County
- Montgomery Ward & Co. General Merchandise Warehouse, 819 East 19th St., Kansas City
- Squibb, E.R. & Sons Building, 2500 Pennway, Kansas City
- St. Louis News Co., 1008-1010 Locust Street St. Louis
- Father Dunne’s News Boys’ Home and Protectorate, 3010 Washington Ave., St. Louis
- Chippewa Trust Co. Building, 3801-05 S. Broadway, St. Louis
- Berry Motor Car Service Building, 2220 Washington Ave., St. Louis
- Oak Hill Historic District, roughly bounded by Gustine St., Arsenal St., alley west of Portis Ave., and Humphrey St., St. Louis
- Affton High School, 8520 Mackenzie Road, Affton, St. Louis County
- Carney-Keightly House, 930 Hawkins Road, Fenton vic., St. Louis County
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 May 21 meeting or the council, call the State Historic Preservation Office at 573-751-7858 or the department toll free at 800-334-6946.