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Category: Columbia Historic Preservation Commission
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…
Update on new preservation group
A new group devoted to preserving Columbia’s history held its second meeting on June 18, 2022 in the Columbia Public Library. The next meeting will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2022 in the Boone County History & Culture Center. Here are the minutes of the meeting. https://docs.google.com/document/d/13WBfe2EslblU2rAwYMMYy9orVu9e9J5ksPIDakQY9dQ/edit?usp=sharing The June 18, 2022 meeting was…
Reminder: June 18 meeting to form preservation group
A new Columbia Missouri historic preservation group is starting and is meeting at 2 p.m. on June 18 in the Columbia Public Library.
Events: Concert, history meetings, art and Save Historic Broadway meeting
Monday, June 3, 2019 — 7 p.m. at the Boone County History & Culture Center. Gates open at 6:15 p.m. Come hear Missouri’s Queen of Roots Aina Cook and band as part of the Blind Boone Concert Series. The event will be held on the lawn of Nifong Park. Bring your blanket or lawn chair….
Events: African American newspapers, National Register changes, State preservation conference
Mark your calendar: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 30 — The African American Press in Missouri, a lecture about African American newspapers in Missouri. The presentation will be given by Debra Foster Greene, Lincoln University professor emerita of history. From 1875 to 1970, Missouri had more than 60 black-owned newspapers. The event is free and will…
Meeting Saturday: Saving my father’s bookcase
On Saturday, April 6, you’re invited to help write Columbia’s action plan for historic preservation at a meeting from 10 – 11:45 a.m. It will be held in the historic J.W. “Blind” Boone House at 10 N. Fourth Street. Free coffee and snacks will start the event at 9:45 a.m. It’s a chance to be heard…
Ready to get plastered? Oct. 13 plaster workshop
A workshop to learn how to make plaster repairs will be held Oct. 13, sponsored by the Columbia Missouri Historic Preservation Commission.
You can make a difference
Volunteers needed to save parts of buildings scheduled for demolition. Work day set for Saturday, June 17. Contact Pat Fowler at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Blue Note and Ragtag/Uprise/Hitt Records buildings honored
This just in — the buildings that house The Blue Note, Ragtag Cinema, Uprise Bakery and Hitt Records will be honored with a new award. According to this Columbia Missourian March 28, 2017 article, Brent Gardner is creating Cornerstones to highlight downtown businesses and buildings. The article states that the building at 10 Hitt St….