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PRO Sponsors National Ride Out, August 4

Date: Tuesday, August 4, 20115 Time: 6:00 PM Start: Gooseberries, 2754 Chippewa Street National Night Out is an annual national event to promote communities and safer neighborhoods. This year Preservation Research Office joins Cherokee Street’s Spoked Bikes & Stuff to … Continue reading

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Tour: Walking Around Flora Place, May 9

Saturday, May 9 2:00 – 3:30 PM $10 benefiting the Shaw Neighborhood Improvement Association From its origins as the road leading from Grand Avenue to the Missouri Botanical Garden, Shaw’s Flora Place was destined to be a significant street. Late … Continue reading

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Public Talk: Invisible Buildings: Photography, Memory and Architectural Destruction

Invisible Buildings: Photography, Memory and Architectural Destruction 2/28/2015; 6–7:30pm $10 public, $5 members/students International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum 3415 Olive Street, St. Louis, MO 63103 This talk explores the use — intentional or coincidental — of amateur and … Continue reading

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Talk: Beyond Saving Buildings: Historic Preservation in the Age of the “Selfie”

We are pleased to be a part of St. Louis Design Week with this contribution: Beyond Saving Buildings: Historic Preservation in the Age of the “Selfie” Friday, September 26 at 6:30 PM Nebula Coworking, 3407 S. Jefferson Avenue Free [Facebook … Continue reading

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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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