Category Archives: Events

Downtown East St. Louis Historic District Public Meeting, September 11

This public meeting will explain what the creation of the Downtown East St. Louis Historic District means for property owners. WHAT The City of East St. Louis has contracted the Preservation Research Office to submit a National Register of Historic … Continue reading

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Public Talk: “Seeking the Landscape of Civic Identity: The Gateway Mall and Serra’s ‘Twain’”

PRO Director Michael Allen will be giving a talk entitled, “Seeking the Landscape of Civic Identity: The Gateway Mall and Serra’s ‘Twain’” on June 19th at 11am and June 20th at 6pm. Allen’s talk will examine the history of St. … Continue reading

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PRO to Participate in the Marfa Dialogues with “30 Days of Demolition”

Preservation Research Office is excited to be among the participants that the Pulitzer Art Foundation selected for the Marfa Dialogues program this year. The Pulitzer Arts Foundation, Ballroom Marfa and the Public Concern Foundation are bringing Marfa Dialogues to the … Continue reading

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Tour: Shaw Place and Surrounds

Sunday, May 18 at 1:00 PM Meet at the Compton Hill Water Tower $10 to benefit the Shaw Neighborhood Improvement Association Architectural historian Michael R. Allen will lead a jaunt around the Shaw neighborhood focused on Shaw Place, the private … Continue reading

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Tour: Lindell Boulevard Goes Modern (Again and Again)

We’re please to collaborate with Modern STL to provide this tour: May 10, 2014 10:00 AM Meet at the Chase Park Plaza Hotel, Lindell entrance $5 for Modern STL non-members (free for members); funds benefit Modern STL’s preservation efforts Every … Continue reading

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Catch Us This Saturday

The PRO crew will be sharing what we know this Saturday, October 19 at two events. City Homes and Neighborhoods Saturday, October 19 / 10:30 AM Missouri History Museum PRO Affiliated Architectural Historian Lynn Josse will tell you how to … Continue reading

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TOUR 9/7: Reber Place in Southwest Garden

Come enjoy a Walking Tour of the Reber Place Historic District this Saturday, Saturday Sept. 7, 10:30 to noon.  Meet at 4900 Reber Place at 10:30 am to begin the tour.  Register at the link below, or just show up.  … Continue reading

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PRO TOUR: That Summer Fields Grew High: Agriculture & Architecture in St. Louis Place

Saturday, August 24 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Meet across from Crown Candy Kitchen, 1401 St. Louis Avenue St. Louis Place is one of the city’s most time-altered neighborhoods — but that makes it a place of uncanny possibilities. Platted … Continue reading

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Following Time and Trauma Across the City: Two Exhibitions Opening This Weekend

by Michael R. Allen The City Inside/Out Opening Friday, June 7 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Sheldon Art Galleries St. Louis’ built environment has been a yielding subject to many photographers over the years, from Emil Boehl to Charles Cushman … Continue reading

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Talk: The James Clemens, Jr. House: St. Louis’ Most Endangered House

May is National Historic Preservation Month, and we have joined the Chatillon-DeMenil House foundation for an event that will raise awareness of the plight of an endangered sister house on the north side. The James Clemens, Jr. House: St. Louis’ … Continue reading

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