May 06, 2015

Contact: Steph Deidrick

Historic Preservation Council to consider nominations for National Register May 15

The Missouri Advisory Council on Historic Preservation will consider nominations to the National Register of Historic Places during its quarterly meeting on May 15 in Joplin. The meeting, which is open to the public, will begin at 9 a.m. in the Council Chambers (5th floor) of Joplin City Hall, located at 602 South Main Street.

Five districts and four individual property nominations are scheduled to be considered for listing in the National Register. The list includes the following commercial, residential and institutional properties and districts.

Central Institute for the Deaf, 800 South Euclid Ave., St. Louis
Cynthia-Kinzer Historic District, 900-1000 blks. of Cynthia and Kinzer Sts., 918-924 Maud St., 838-842 Kinzer Sts., and adjacent portions of N. 9th, 10th & 11th Sts., Poplar Bluff, Butler County
Brahm-Mitchellette Motor Car Company, 3537 S. Kingshighway Blvd., St. Louis, (Historic Auto-Related Resources of St. Louis, Multiple Property Documentation Form)
Prairie View Stock Farm, Hwy WW, 3.3 miles south of intersection of Hwy A and Hwy WW, Rich Hill vic., Vernon County
Dutchtown South Historic District, Roughly bounded by S. Grand Blvd. and Delor St., Alabama Ave., Liberty St., Virginia Ave., and Bingham Ave., St. Louis, (South St. Louis Historic Working- and Middle-Class Streetcar Suburbs Multiple Property Documentation Form)
The Fairfax Building, 101 W. 11th St., Kansas City, Jackson County
Interstate Bakeries Corporation Headquarters Building, 12 E. Armour Blvd., Kansas City, Jackson County
Claverach Park, Roughly bounded by Clayton Rd., Wydown Blvd., Crestwood Dr. and Ridgemoor Dr., Clayton, St. Louis County
Missouri State Penitentiary Historic District, 115 Lafayette St., Jefferson City,  Cole County

More information, including completed applications for each of the nominations, is included on the meeting agenda and nominations list.

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.