News Release 024

Historic Preservation Council to consider National Register nominations Feb. 18

Volume 39-024 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, FEB. 14, 2011 -- The Missouri Advisory Council on Historic Preservation will consider nominations to the National Register of Historic Places during its quarterly meeting Feb. 18 in Jefferson City. The meeting, which is open to the public, will begin at 9 a.m. in the Missouri State Museum Riverside Collections Facility at 117 Riverside Dr. (intersection of Riverside and Riviera) in Jefferson City.

The council will consider eleven nominations for the National Register. Properties on the agenda include historic residences, commercial buildings, historic districts and a bridge. The nominated properties under consideration are listed below:

Main and Eighth Streets Historic District, portions of the 800 and 900 block of South Main Street, Joplin, Jasper County.

Powell Bridge, southwest of Powell, McDonald County.
Mount Zion Lodge Masonic Temple, 304 E. Main Street, West Plains, Howell County.
Locust Street Apartments, 3421 and 3425 Locust St., Kansas City, Jackson County.
Lee's Summit Christian Church Building, 401 Douglas, Lee's Summit, Jackson County.
Southeast Grand Avenue and Fifth Street Residential Historic District, Lee's Summit, Jackson County.
G and G Veterinary Hospital, 711 West Main Street, Sedalia, Pettis County.
Heard, John T., House, 200 West Broadway, Sedalia, Pettis County.
5561-71 Chamberlain Apartments, 5561-71 Chamberlain, St. Louis.
Hamilton Hotel, 956 Hamilton Avenue, St. Louis.
Rural Church Architecture of Missouri, c. 1819 to c. 1945 Multiple Property Documentation Form, statewide.

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 or the department toll free at 800-361-4827.

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