News Release 069
Historic Preservation Council to consider nominations for National Register Feb. 19
Volume 38-069 (For Immediate Release)
Contact: Sue Holst
JEFFERSON CITY, MO., FEB. 16, 2010 -- The Missouri Advisory Council on Historic Preservation will consider nominations to the National Register of Historic Places during its quarterly meeting Feb. 19 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.
Thirteen nominations and one boundary decrease are scheduled to be considered for the National Register. Properties on the agenda include historic residences, commercial buildings and historic districts. Approximately 125 historic buildings and structures are represented in the nominations. The nominated properties under consideration are listed below:
- West Broadway Historic District, 300-922 West Broadway (except 800, 808, 812), Columbia, Boone County.
- Sweet Springs Historic District (Boundary Decrease), 200-217 W. Lexington Ave; and 211 Marshall St., Sweet Springs, Saline County.
- Joseph and Ann Murphy Residence, 7901 Stanford Ave., University City, St. Louis County.
- Trenton High School, 1312 E. 9th St., Trenton, Grundy County.
- Sherwood Manufacturing Co. Building, 123 SE 3rd St., Lee's Summit, Jackson County.
- Sligo Iron Store Co., 1301 N. 6th St., St. Louis [Independent City].
- North Broadway Wholesale and Warehouse District, 1400-1600 and 1609-1629 North Broadway, St. Louis [Independent City].
- Producers Produce Co. Plant, 501 North Main Ave., Springfield, Greene County.
- S. Pfeiffer Manufacturing Co. Headquarters, 3965 Laclede, St. Louis [Independent City].
- Rail Haven Motel, 203 S. Glenstone Ave., Springfield, Greene County
- McKittrick Farmers Mercantile, 500 Washington Street, McKittrick, Montgomery County.
- Ligon Apartments, 211 East Excelsior Street, Excelsior Springs, Clay County.
- Colonial Hotel, 328 E. Broadway, Excelsior Springs, Clay County.
- Chillicothe Industrial Home for Girls, 1500 Third Street, Chillicothe, Livingston 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 Feb. 19 meeting or the council, call the State Historic Preservation Office at 573-751-7858 or the department toll-free at 800-334-6946.