News Release 453

Historic Preservation Council to consider national register nominations Aug. 13          

Volume 38-453 (For Immediate Release)
Contact: Sue Holst
573-751-6510 / After Hours: 573-340-9DNR (9367)

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, AUG. 9, 2010 -- The Missouri Advisory Council on Historic Preservation will consider nominations to the National Register of Historic Places during its quarterly meeting Aug. 13 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.

Nine nominations are scheduled to be considered for the National Register. Properties on the agenda include historic residences, commercial buildings, historic districts and archaeological sites. Approximately 65 historic buildings, structures and sites are represented in the nominations. The nominated properties under consideration are listed below:

Cape Girardeau Court of Common Pleas, 44 N. Lorimier, Cape Girardeau.

White Cloud Presbyterian Church and Cemetery, South side SR F at intersection with CR 232, Fulton vic., Callaway County.

Joplin and Wall Avenues Historic District, portions of S. Joplin and Wall avenues, W. First, Second and Third streets, Joplin, Jasper County.

South Main Street Historic District, West side S. Main St. between W. First and W. Second streets, Joplin, Jasper County.

Bellefontaine Avenue Historic District, 500-24 Bellefontaine Ave., Kansas City, Jackson County.

Town of Kansas Site, archeological location not for publication, Kansas City, Jackson County.

West Ninth Street/Baltimore Avenue Historic District Boundary Increase II, 807-815 Wyandotte, Kansas City, Jackson County.

Southeast Third Street Residential Historic District, roughly comprised of the 400 block of SE Third Street between SE Grand and SE Howard, Lee’s Summit, Jackson County.

Southeast Green Street Historic Cottage District, 311-330, and 400 and 401 SE Green Street, Lee’s Summit, Jackson 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 Aug. 13 meeting or the council, call the State Historic Preservation Office at 573-751-7858 or the department toll free at 800-334-6946.