News Release 264

Historic Preservation Council will consider nominations for the National Register Aug. 12

Volume 39-264 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JULY 29, 2011 -- The Missouri Advisory Council on Historic Preservation will consider nominations to the National Register of Historic Places during its quarterly meeting Aug. 12 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.

Eight nominations are scheduled to be considered for listing in the National Register. Properties on the agenda include historic residences, commercial buildings and historic districts. Approximately 530 historic buildings and structures are represented in the nominations. The nominated properties under consideration are listed below:

· St. Louis Post-Dispatch Rotogravure Printing Plant, 4340 Duncan Ave., St. Louis.

· Reber Place Historic District, roughly bounded by Arsenal St., Kingshighway Blvd., Southwest Ave., and the alley E. of Hereford St., St. Louis.

Lafayette Garage and Repair Co. 2710-2716 Lafayette, St. Louis.
International Shoe Co. Building, 665 Missouri Ave., West Plains, Howell County.
Milo Apartments, 1014-1020 W. 44th St., Kansas City.
· Washington County Courthouse, 102 North Missouri St., Potosi, Washington County.

· Old Ferguson West Historic District, Roughly bounded by Carson Rd., Harvey Ave., Tiffin Ave. (both sides) and Florissant Rd., Ferguson, St. Louis County.

· Pendergast, Thomas J., Headquarters, 1908 Main Street, Kansas City.

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, discuss business related to its own function and duties, and select meeting dates for 2012.

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. 12 meeting or the council, call the State Historic Preservation Office at 573-751-7858 or the department toll free at 800-334-6946.