Category Archives: National Register

New Tools for Historic Preservation In The Ville

by Michael R. Allen and Lynn Josse On January 17, the National Park Service listed in the National Register of Historic Places three historic districts in and an amended and expanded historic context for The Ville neighborhood. Due to lack … Continue reading

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The Heart of The Ville Survey

by Lynn Josse and Michael R. Allen Creating National Register of Historic Places historic district designations often is straightforward work — a consultant delineates the boundary of an eligible area dense with urban building stock. Then there are depleted neighborhoods … Continue reading

Posted in National Register, North St. Louis, The Ville | 3 Comments

Early Irish Influence in St. Louis Place

by Lindsey Derrington Working in conjunction with 5th Ward Alderwoman April Ford-Griffin and the non-profit group Community Renewal and Development, Inc, the Preservation Research Office submitted a National Register nomination for the St. Louis Place Historic District earlier this year. … Continue reading

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Hodgen School “Clearly Eligible” for National Register

by Lindsey Derrington This article is adapted from a National Register of Historic Places Eligibility Assessment that the Preservation Research Office submitted to the Missouri State Historic Preservation Office. The response from the State Historic Preservation Office is emphatic: “What … Continue reading

Posted in Gate District, National Register, Schools, SLPS | 8 Comments

The William Cuthbert Jones House, A Midtown Gem

by Michael R. Allen The William Cuthbert Jones House, located at 3724 Olive Street, is a rare example of a 19th century town house that not only survived the decline of Midtown but has also retained substantially its historic character … Continue reading

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O’Fallon Neighborhood to Become a Historic District

by Starr Meek and Lynn Josse This article first appeared in The Northsider. The buildings found in the entire O’Fallon neighborhood and in O’Fallon Park should be an official historic district in early 2012. Over the next year, historians from … Continue reading

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St. Louis Place Nominated for Historic District Designation

In July, the Preservation Research Office embarked upon an architectural survey of the St. Louis Place neighborhood funded by Alderwoman April Ford-Griffin and overseen by Community Renewal and Development, Inc. By October, we selected boundaries for a historic district and … Continue reading

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Cass Bank, Castle Ballroom Nominated to National Register

by Michael R. Allen On Monday, the St. Louis Preservation Board approved two National Register of Historic Places nominations of historic buildings. The first nomination is for the Cass Bank and Trust Company Building at 1450 N. 13th Street in … Continue reading

Posted in Columbus Square, Midtown, National Register, North St. Louis, Northside Regeneration | 1 Comment

4011 Delmar Apartment Building For Sale

by Michael R. Allen At 4011 Delmar Boulevard in the Vandeventer neighborhood stands a massive abandoned apartment building. The first floor base, clad in buff terra cotta, supports a H-shaped upper section of red brick with terra cotta quoins, string … Continue reading

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Fenton House by Wright Associate Listed in National Register

Photograph from the National Register of Historic Places nomination. by Michael R. Allen On July 8, the National Park Service placed the Carney-Keightley House near Fenton in the National Register of Historic Places. Located on Hawkins Road on the boundary … Continue reading

Posted in Housing, Mid-Century Modern, National Register, St. Louis County | 3 Comments