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MAP OF PROJECTS

 

NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES NOMINATIONS

Alligator Oil Clothing Company Buildings (St. Louis, Missouri)
Michael R. Allen, preparer
Listed January 29, 2013

Broadview Hotel (East St. Louis, Illinois)
Michael R. Allen, preparer
Listed December 31, 2013

Castle Ballroom (St. Louis, Missouri)
Lynn Josse, preparer
Listed January 18, 2011

National Park Service Weekly Feature article on the Castle Ballroom nomination.

Central States Life Insurance Company Building (St. Louis, Missouri)
Lindsey Derrington and Michael R. Allen, preparers
Listed, July 25, 2012

Cote Brilliante Avenue in The Ville Historic District (St. Louis, Missouri)
Lynn Josse and Michael R. Allen, preparers
Listed January 17, 2012

Dorris Row (St. Louis, Missouri)
Michael R. Allen, preparer
Federal review, April 2014

Downtown East St. Louis Historic District (East St. Louis, Illinois)
Michael R. Allen and Lydia Slocum, preparers
Submitted, March 2014

Downtown YMCA Building (St. Louis, Missouri)
Michael R. Allen, preparer
Scheduled for state consideration, May 2014

Hamiltonian Federal Savings and Loan Association Building (St. Louis, Missouri)
Michael R. Allen, Lynn Josse and Lydia Slocum, preparers
Listed, January 14, 2014

Marshall School Neighborhood in The Ville Historic District (St. Louis, Missouri)
Lynn Josse and Michael R. Allen, preparers
Listed January 17, 2012

Murphy, Joseph and Ann, Residence (University City, Missouri)
Michael R. Allen, preparer
Listed May 10, 2010

“The Joseph and Ann Murphy Residence”

O’Fallon Park Historic District (St. Louis, Missouri)
Michael R. Allen, Lindsey Derrington, Christian Frommelt, Kara Clark Holland, Lynn Josse, Jacob McDaniel, Tia Shepard and Christopher Webster, preparers
State approval, August 2012

Pond School (Wildwood, Missouri)
Lynn Josse, preparer
Listed, November 6, 2012

Reber Place Historic District (St. Louis, Missouri)
Lynn Josse and Michael R. Allen, preparers
Listed March 12, 2012

“Reber Place Historic District Listed in National Register”

St. Ferdinand Avenue in The Ville Historic District (St. Louis, Missouri)
Lynn Josse and Michael R. Allen, preparers
Listed January 17, 2012

St. Francis de Sales Historic District (St. Louis, Missouri)
Lindsey Derrington and Michael R. Allen with Kara Clark Holland, Lynn Josse, Tia Shepard, Alyssa J. Stein and Christopher Webster, preparers
Listed November 28, 2012

St. Louis Place Historic District (St. Louis, Missouri)
Michael R. Allen and Lindsey Derrington, preparers
Listed August 31, 2011.

“Early Irish Influence in St. Louis Place” by Lindsey Derrington
“St. Louis Place: Sidewalk Plaques and Brick Alleys” by Michael R. Allen
“St. Louis Place Nominated for Historic Designation”

Scudder Motor Truck Company Building (St. Louis, Missouri)
Michael R. Allen, preparer
Listed April 24, 2012

Shaw’s Garden Historic District (St. Louis, Missouri)
Michael R. Allen and Lynn Josse, preparers
Listed April 16, 2012

“Introducing the Shaw’s Garden Historic District”

Star Bucket Pump Company Building (St. Louis, Missouri)
Michael R. Allen, Meghan Cotner and Matthew S. Bivens, preparers (for Lafser & Associates)
Listed September 19, 2012

Stonebrook (Jefferson County, Missouri)
Michael R. Allen and Andrew Raimist, preparers
Listed January 14, 2011

“The Modern House in Stonebrook Forest”

Thurman Station (St. Louis, Missouri)
Michael R. Allen and Emily Kozlowski / preparers
Listed July 23, 2013

Yeatman Square Historic District (St. Louis, Missouri)
Michael R. Allen and Carla Bruni, preparers
Listed May 8, 2012

 

HISTORIC TAX CREDIT APPLICATIONS AND CONSULTATION

3318 California Avenue; Gravois-Jefferson Historic Streetcar Suburb District; St. Louis, Missouri (2013)
3663 Cleveland Avenue; Shaw Historic District; St. Louis, Missouri (2013)
5220 Kensington Avenue; Mt. Cabanne-Raymond Place Historic District; St. Louis, Missouri (2013)
2628 S. Jefferson Avenue; Benton Park Historic District; St. Louis, Missouri (2013)
2522-26 S. Kingshighway Boulevard; Shaw’s Garden Historic District; St. Louis, Missouri (2012)
3500 Magnolia Avenue; Tower Grove Heights Historic District; St. Louis, Missouri (2011)
2051 Maury Avenue; Shaw’s Garden Historic District; St. Louis, Missouri (2012)
3309 Meramec Avenue; Gravois-Jefferson Historic Streetcar Suburb District; St. Louis, Missouri (2010)
3825 Ohio Avenue; Gravois-Jefferson Historic Streetcar Suburb District; St. Louis, Missouri (2013)
3332-4 Pennsylvania Avenue; Gravois-Jefferson Historic Streetcar Suburb District; St. Louis, Missouri (2014)
3342-4 Pennsylvania Avenue; Gravois-Jefferson Historic Streetcar Suburb District; St. Louis, Missouri (2014)

ARCHITECTURAL SURVEYS: NEIGHBORHOODS

Fox Park (St. Louis, Missouri)
Architectural survey of approximately 280 resources in the wedge-shaped southern portion of the Fox Park neighborhood of south St. Louis, with boundaries roughly being Gravois Avenue, Nebraska Avenue and Victor Street. The survey results led to the creation of a boundary for a National Register of Historic Places historic district nomination.
Completed January 2012

The Heart of the Ville (St. Louis, Missouri)
Work included full field survey and photography of 368 primary and 49 secondary resources in the Ville neighborhood, a historic African-American neighborhood and development of National Register recommendations. The work was completed for the Cultural Resources Office of the City of St. Louis through a grant from the Missouri State Historic Preservation Office.
Completed August 2010

“The Heart of The Ville Survey”

Holly Hills (St. Louis, Missouri)
PRO Director Michael Allen was subcontractor on intensive survey of a largely residential neighborhood of St. Louis. Scope of work included field verification, survey of secondary resources and building descriptions.
Completed September 2009

O’Fallon Neighborhood (St. Louis, Missouri)
Survey of 1,796 buildings for a National Register of Historic Places district nomination. Project includes community engagement through oral history, neighborhood newsletter articles, public meetings and other activities. Client: Acts Partnership.
Completed January 2012

St. Louis Place (St. Louis, Missouri)
Survey and nomination as a historic district of approximately 150 resources on the near north side of St. Louis. Client: Community Renewal and Development, Inc.
Completed October 2010

 

ARCHITECTURAL SURVEYS & EVALUATIONS: MILITARY INSTALLATIONS

Altus Air Force Base (Altus, Oklahoma)
Evaluations of 13 buildings and one canal lateral at an Air Force Base reactivated in 1953. The project included submission of inventory forms, photographs and other documentation for each resource.
Completed April 2013

Grand Forks Air Force Base (Grand Forks, North Dakota)
Architectural survey of Air Force Base established in 1956. Project included a Cultural Resources Survey report and National Register recommendations for 93 resources, many of which are associated with the base’s fighter-interceptor, bomber and tank missions. SHPO concurrence was achieved.
Completed July 2011

Horsham Air Guard Station (Horsham, Pennsylvania)
Architectural survey of 43 resources at Cold War-era Air Reserve Station, as subcontractor to SAIC. Products inclded the bound report entitled Architectural Resources Survey of the 11th Fighter Wing, Pennsylvania Air National Guard, Horsham Air Guard Station as well as Pennsylvania Historic Resources Survey Forms for each resources included. SHPO concurrence was achieved.
Completed February 2012

Scott Air Force Base (Mascoutah, Illinois)
Work included full field survey and photography of 59 buildings, mostly built during the Cold War era, and two historic cemeteries as well as a Cultural Resources Survey report.
Completed December 2010.

McConnell Air Force Base (Wichita, Kansas)
Evaluations of 8 buildings at an Air Force Base. The project included submission of inventory forms, photographs and other documentation for each resource.
Completed April 2013

 

HISTORIC STUDIES AND REPORTS

City Hospital Power Plant
Preparation of a historic resource study and a historic document and photograph recovery program for the developers of a historic power plant. The study ended up becoming a blog series for the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
2012

Framing a Modern Masterpiece: The City + The Arch + The River 2015 (St. Louis, Missouri)
Cultural resource management planning for the SOM/Hargreaves Associates team, one of the five finalists in the competition.
2010

Mercantile Exchange (St. Louis, Missouri)
Research and writing for sidewalk plaques on downtown history placed around converted downtown shopping mall.
2011

High-Rise Public Housing Towers in St. Louis, Missouri
Context study prepared for the St. Louis Housing Authority.
2014

 

RECORDATIONS AND NATIONAL REGISTER ELIGIBILITY ASSESSMENTS

Blumeyer Homes Tower; St. Louis, Missouri (2012, recordation)

Broadview Hotel; East St. Louis, Illinois (2010, eligibility assessment)

Cochran Gardens Tower; St. Louis, Missouri (2011, recordation)

Hodgen School; St. Louis, Missouri (2011, eligibility assessment)

House on 255th Street; Ft. Madison, Iowa (2010, eligibility assessment)

House on Gold Street; Alton, Illinois (2011, survey form and eligibility assessment)

MacArthur Bridge; St. Louis, Missouri (2012, eligibility and adverse impact assessment)