Could the student-housing boom help this motor inn?

This Columbia Missourian article outlines beautifully the history of the Arrow Head Motel, what Deb Sheals says in the story is one of the last remaining old tourist camps. The present owner, Mohammad Eldeib, no longer rent rooms there, instead using the location to rent trucks and trailers. But in the article, he notes he’d…

A new use for historic buildings

Historic buildings need to be put to work to save them, and sometimes that means finding a new use for the building. For example, historic homes with too much space for today’s smaller families are sometimes reused as bed and breakfasts — or an old historic building could be renovated to become housing for artists….

Tour Sacred Historic Spots

If you love historic homes, you probably love history of all kinds and what could be more historic than where we nurture our hearts and souls? That is why I’m posting about the Saturday tours on Oct. 12 and Oct. 19 of Columbia places of worship, offered by Columbia Faith and Values, a nonprofit news organization….