Contact: Rachel Bacon
Columbia's Historic Preservation Commission is taking nominations for the City's Most Notable Properties for the year 2013. The deadline for submission is November 1, 2012.
Properties need to be at least 50 years old, located within the City ofColumbiacorporate limits, and have architectural or historical characteristics which contribute to the City's social and/or aesthetic resources. Properties may be endangered, derelict, recently restored, or nicely maintained. They may be a private home, public or private workplace or any other space, public or private. They may be modest or grand, hidden away or in public view.
Once applications are received, the Historic Preservation Commission evaluates the nominations and selects a diverse set of properties which they believe best represent the above qualities.
Submission materials can be downloaded by using the link on the City of Columbia's webpage at http://www.gocolumbiamo.com/community_development/planning/HistoricPropertiesSearch.php or by calling the Community Development Department at (573) 874-7239.
Applicants are encouraged to provide supporting information about the structure or location such as newspaper articles, historic photos, written histories of individuals who built, owned and/or lived in the structure, and other relevant information. Please submit your non-returnable materials either by mail or in person to City of Columbia Community Development Department, Attention: Historic Preservation Commission, 701 E. Broadway,P.O. Box 6015,Columbia65205-6015.
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