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Historic Preservation Council to consider nominations for National Register February 17

Volume 39-013 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

The Missouri Advisory Council on Historic Preservation will consider nominations to the National Register of Historic Places during its quarterly meeting on February 17.
The meeting, which is open to the public, will begin at 9 a.m. in the LaCharrette conference room of the Lewis and Clark State Office Building, 1101 Riverside Drive in Jefferson City.

Nominations for six properties are scheduled to be considered for listing in the National Register. Properties on the agenda include historic residential districts, commercial buildings, a former courthouse and a cemetery. Approximately 260 historic buildings, sites and structures are represented in the nominations. The nominated properties under consideration are listed below:

• Sudder Motor Truck Company Building, 3942 Laclede Ave., St. Louis.
• Yeatman Square Historic District, parts of Glasgow, Leffingwell, Madison, Magazine and N. Market streets, St. Louis.
• Twenty-Twenty Grand Building (preferred), 2008-2020 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Jackson County (Railroad Related Historic Commercial and Industrial Resources in Kansas City, MO).
• Squier Park Historic District, Roughly bounded by Armour Blvd., The Paseo, 39th St. and Troost Ave., Kansas City, Jackson County.
• Mount Memorial Cemetery, 500 Block of East Mississippi Street, Liberty, Clay County.
• Old McDonald County Courthouse, 400 N. Main St., Pineville, McDonald 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 February meeting or the council, call the State Historic Preservation Office at 573-751-7858.

For a complete listing of the department's upcoming meetings, hearings and events, visit the department's online calendar at www.dnr.mo.gov/calendar/search.do. Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

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