News Release 379

Historic Preservation Council will consider nominations for the National Register Nov. 18

Volume 39-379 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Nov. 14, 2011 -- The Missouri Advisory Council on Historic Preservation will consider nominations to the National Register of Historic Places during its quarterly meeting Nov. 18 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.

Fifteen 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 3,000 historic buildings and structures are represented in the nominations. The nominated properties under consideration are listed below:

• Bancroft School - 4300 Tracy, Kansas City in Jackson County.
• Lowe & Campbell Sporting Goods - 1509-13 Baltimore, Kansas City in Jackson County.
• Old Town Historic District (Boundary Increase IV) - roughly bounded by E. 2nd St., Locust St., E. Missouri Ave. and Walnut St., Kansas City in Jackson County.
• Morningside Acres Historic Ranch District - Approx. 600 Block E. of Independence Avenue between SE 3rd Terrace and SE 5th St., Lee’s Summit in Jackson County.
• Historic and Architectural Resources of The Ville - St. Louis [IC], (amended submission), Multiple Property Documentation Form.
• Cote Brilliante Avenue in The Ville Historic District - 4200 W. Block of Cote Brilliante Avenue and 1700 Block of Annie Malone Drive, St. Louis [IC] (Historic and Architectural Resources of The Ville, St. Louis, amended submission).
• Marshall School Neighborhood in The Ville Historic District - Parts of the 4300 blocks of Aldine and Cote Brilliante Avenues and the 1500 and 1700 blocks of Billups Avenue, St. Louis [IC] (Historic and Architectural Resources of The Ville, St. Louis, amended submission).
• St. Ferdinand Avenue in The Ville Historic District - 4200 W. Block of St. Ferdinand Avenue (South Side), St. Louis [IC] (Historic and Architectural Resources of The Ville, St. Louis, amended submission).
• Shaw’s Garden Historic District - bounded roughly by DeTonty Ave., Tower Grove Ave., Shaw Ave., Alfred Ave., Magnolia Ave., Kingshighway and Vandeventer Ave., St. Louis [IC].
• Mountain Grove City Hall - 301 E. 1st St., Mountain Grove in Wright County.
• George Dimmitt Memorial Hospital - 102 S. Bolivar Rd., Humansville in Polk County.
• Penrose Park Historic District - bounded by Interstate 70 (north); Newstead Ave. (east), Natural Bridge Ave. (south), and Kingshighway Blvd., St. Louis [IC].
• Hickory Grove Cemetery - Hickory Grove Cemetery Road, Wright City vicinity in Warren County.
• Farmers & Merchants Bank - 201-207 S. Main, Monroe City in Monroe County.
• One-Teacher Public Schools of Missouri - c. 1774 to c. 1973, Multiple Property Documentation Form, State of Missouri.

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 elect officers 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 Nov. 18 meeting or the council, call the State Historic Preservation Office at 573-751-7858 or the department toll free at 800-334-6946.

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