Places in Peril

2016 Places in Peril


Is there an endangered historic resource in your city or neighborhood? Would you like to get the word out on this resource to everyone in Missouri? Consider nominating a place for our 2016 Places in Peril listing. 


2016 Places in Peril Nomination


Nomination Deadline: Monday, May 23rd

Announcement: Friday, July 22nd (tentative)

This year’s announcement will be made in Kansas City. If you are interested in SPONSORING this event, please contact us at or 660-882-5946


The Program:

Instituted as a media campaign in 2000, the program is aimed at calling attention to endangered statewide historic resources threatened by deterioration, lack of maintenance, insufficient funds, imminent demolition and/or inappropriate development. Formerly known as Most Endangered, the program was renamed in 2015 as ‘Places in Peril’. The re-branding came as a means of highlighting the selected public nominated places because becoming the ‘most endangered’ was not a contest. Once the historic resource is gone, it’s gone forever. By publicizing these places we hope to build support towards each property’s eventual preservation.



Missouri Preservation is a statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to education, advocacy and recognition for historic resources throughout Missouri.  Contact Missouri Preservation staff at (660)882.5946 or (314)-691-1941 and by email at


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