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Missouri Preservation Conference Oct 6-8, 2014

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MISSOURI’S MOST ENDANGERED HISTORIC PLACES ANNOUNCED MAY 20

Missouri Preservation announced its list of the State’s Most Endangered Historic Places for 2014 at a press conference held at the Henry Blosser House in Malta Bend (Saline County),  Missouri. The announcement was be made at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 20,  2014.  The list of Most Endangered and the Watched Properties list (in no particular order) is as follows:

The Henry Blosser House, Malta Bend – Saline County

Lewis & Clark Branch Library, Moline Acres – St. Louis County

Houston House, Newburg – Phelps County

The Coleman House, Poplar Bluff – Butler County

University of Missouri Campus Properties – Bel Nor – St. Louis County

The Franz Schmidt Cabin – Cape Girardeau – Cape Girardeau County

The Henry Miller House, Bloomfield – Stoddard County

The Phillip Kaes House, Sherman – St. Louis County

The James Clemens House, City of Saint Louis

Greenwood Cemetery, Hillsdale – St. Louis County

The Route 66 Bridge – St. Louis County

 

 

2014 Watched Properties List: 

Athens Methodist Church – Athens, Clark County

Wheatley-Provident Hospital – Kansas City, Jackson County

The Frank L. Sommer “Cracker” House – St. Joseph, Buchanan County

The Diamonds Cafe – Villa Ridge, Franklin County

School Buildings of Missouri – Statewide

The Kemper Arena – Kansas City, Jackson County

The Russell Hotel – Charleston, Mississippi County

The Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church – Lexington, Lafayette County

The Pelster House Barn – Franklin County

 

FOR A COMPLETE LIST WITH PHOTOS CLICK HERE

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STATEWIDE PRESERVATION HONOR AWARDS

MARCH 6, 2014.

MISSOURI PRESERVATION’S HONOR AWARDS RECOGNIZE INDIVIDUALS, GROUPS AND ORGANIZATIONS THAT HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO THE PRESERVATION OF MISSOURI’S RICH AND DIVERSE COLLECTION OF HISTORIC RESOURCES IN THE PAST YEAR. THIS YEAR WE HAD A RECORD NUMBER OF GREAT AND WORTHY NOMINATIONS. THE AWARDS CEREMONY WAS HELD IN THE STATE CAPITOL ROTUNDA ON THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 2014.

CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION ON THE AWARDS AND THE GREAT PEOPLE AND PROJECTS THAT WERE RECOGNIZED THIS YEAR

THE AWARDS

The Rozier Award

Named in honor of Elizabeth McReynolds Rozier, one of the founding members of Missouri Preservation and a noted Jefferson City Preservationist, the Rozier Award was established to recognize individuals who have made significant achievements in the field of historic preservation in Missouri. This is Missouri Preservation’s most prestigious annual award.

The McReynolds Awards

The McReynolds Awards, also named in honor of Elizabeth McReynolds Rozier, are given annually to individuals or groups who have made significant achievements in the field or are in the midst of a long-term preservation project. The McReynolds awards are among the most important awards given out each year by the organization.

Osmund Overby Award

The Overby Award was established in 2003 to recognize published works that contribute to the documentation and interpretation of Missouri’s architectural history. It honors Dr. Osmund Overby, Art History Professor Emeritus and former head of the historic preservation program at the University of Missouri, Columbia. Dr. Overby is a nationally recognized leader in historic preservation.

The Preserve Missouri Awards

Presented for the first time in 2000, the Preserve Missouri awards recognize outstanding efforts and projects around the state. Suggested categories include, but are not limited to: Commercial Revitalization,  Institutional/Civic Building Restoration, Neighborhood Revitalization, Residential Rehabilitation, Historic Landscape Preservation, Rural Preservation, and Preservationist-in-Action .