MU official to speak Oct. 26 at Historic Preservation meeting

MU Director of Campus Facilities Space Planning & Management Gerald Morgan will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26 in a meeting of the Historic Preservation Alliance of Columbia in the Friends Room of the Columbia Public Library. Morgan will explain the complex decision-making process that goes into deciding which MU buildings to save and…

10 historic places highlighted

It’s time for nominations for the city’s Most Notable Properties list and this article in the July 5, 2022 Columbia Missourian. The article highlights 10 properties already on the list. So what is the Most Notable Property list? Any property 50 years or older, with in the city’s corporate limits with architectural or historic features…

Local authors and a book on historic movie theaters

Six local authors — including the founder of CoMoHistoricPlaces.com — will give short talk on their books starting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 23, 2023, Skylark Bookshop at 22 S. Ninth St. Can’t stand long presentations? You’re in luck! Each author will have five minutes to talk about his or her book with a…

More MU demolition announced

According to this Columbia Daily Tribune article, MU added three more buildings to its list of buildings to be demolished. Here’s a link to the June 16, 2022 article. Note the list includes five buildings older than 100 years. Two of the buildings are notable for women’s history. One of the buildings is part of…