Available Endangered Structures
CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS (COA) PROCESS
ST. JOSEPH LANDMARK COMMISSION'S HISTORIC PRESERVATION AWARDS AND TOP TEN MOST ENDANGERED PROPERTIES LIST
Past Preservation Awards
Past Top Ten Most Endangered Properties Lists
SAVE OUR HERITAGE GRANT
National Historic District Maps
Urban Myths and the National Register of Historic Places
Local Historic District Maps
Rehabilitation and Lead Based Paint
Researching the History of Your Home
Historic Preservation-Chapter 31of the Code of Ordinances
Landmark Commission meetings are held at 7:00 pm on the first Tuesday of the month.
Certificate of Appropriateness Applications are due by 5:00 pm on the first Wednesday of the month.
- Landmark Commission Meetings
- Landmark Review Board Meetings
Links and Resources
- State Historic Preservation Office This office is part of the Department of Natural Resources. This site has been reorganized and the Missouri Historic Preservation Office is also part of the Outreach and Assistance Center under DNR. You will also find connections to the Historic Tax Credit Program from this link.
- National Park Service, main page titled "Park Net." From this page, click on "Links to the Past," which should take you to the Cultural Resources section of the NPS.
Direct link to the Cultural Resources section is www.cr.nps.gov. The Cultural Resources category includes Historic Buildings and Structures, Grants and Tax Credits, National Register of Historic Places, National Historic Landmarks, and Laws, Regulations and Standards. Standards as issued by the Department of Interior.
- National Trust for Historic Preservation The National Trust is a respected, not-for-profit organization that promotes historic preservation in all 50 states. The Midwest Regional Office is located in Chicago.
- Missouri Alliance for Historic Preservation This not-for- profit organization is an initiative of the National Trust; it is located in Columbia, MO.
- National Register Properties and Districts in Buchanan County
Websites for Enthusiasts
- Oldhouseweb.com If you don't mind advertisements, lots of good information for do-it-yourselfer's.
- World of Old Houses This site generates from Australia. Ian Evans is respected worldwide as an authority on restoration.
- This Old House Online
- Use your search engine to find hundreds of links; use keywords old house or historic house.
Other Missouri Preservation Websites
- The Kansas City History & Historic Preservation Kansas City's Preservation web page. It shows a few links to historic neighborhoods web pages.
- OldHouses.com Historic Real Estate and Old House Resources. This site is a resource for old house lovers buying or selling historic real estate. Listings of historic homes for sale, an old house archive, and old house related resources.