Preservation Resource Directory
This directory is intended to help the general public find people with expertise in various aspects of historic preservation, be it planning, design, development, financing, tax credits, National Register nominations or accounting as well as museums, venues and other preservation or history-related organizations. The directory is made up of major donors to our organization and is intended to recognize these people and companies for their generosity to the cause of historic preservation in Missouri. It is NOT AN ENDORSEMENT of any of the companies or individuals mentioned.
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Sedalia Historic Preservation CommissionSedalia Historic Preservation Commission Contact: John Simmons
The mission of the Sedalia Historic Preservation Commission is to preserve and protect those structures, buildings and improvements which reflect significant elements of the City of Sedalia’s cultural, artistic, engineering, history or other heritage.
Society of Architectural Historians, St. Louis & Missouri River Valley ChaptersSociety of Architectural Historians, St. Louis & Missouri River Valley Chapters
The Society of Architectural Historians, St. Louis Chapter, holds meetings for the study and observation of architecture and especially architectural history, promotes visits to significant works of architecture, and makes the public aware of the value of the architectural heritage of this region and of mankind. The Chapter maintains a website and publishes a quarterly newsletter containing articles on recent research into the region’s architects and architecture as well as a calendar of architecture related events in the region including exhibitions, lectures, and special tours. The Chapter holds two annual meetings, coordinates lectures about architectural topics and sponsors a series of History Hikes through St. Louis area neighborhoods. (7/18)
St. Louis Design AllianceSt. Louis Design Alliance Contact: Jeff Mugg
St. Louis Design Alliance was incorporated in 1977 and has been under present ownership since 1982. Our experienced professional staff is composed exclusively of individuals holding architectural degrees. In order to maintain continuity and consistency all projects are assigned to one of our teams in the office from start to finish. The size and depth of our staff allows us to maintain production schedules even on substantial projects but without the cumbersome management layers typically associated with larger firms.
Since the 1980’s our client’s projects have frequently taken us outside of the St. Louis metro to locations throughout the United States. We are presently registered in more than fourteen states across the country. We are proud that our resume includes a long-term relationship with several clients.
We provide a full range of architectural services.
In addition we offer interior design services as well as extensive help in programming, master planning, and basic financial feasibility analysis for your project.
+ Interior Design
+ Master Planning
+ Basic Financial Feasibility Analysis
We employ several different engineering consultants in order to match their expertise and workload to your project for civil, structural, mechanical and electrical engineering services.
To provide critical cost control for a project we often recommend the early involvement of a contractor as part of the project team in order to get current costs in the marketplace.
Through our website, using a password protected feature, our clients can access the latest information regarding their project to check out both drawings and documents.
Stark Wilson Duncan Architects, Inc.Stark Wilson Duncan Architects, Inc. Contact: Paul Stark
Stark Wilson Duncan Architects Inc. (SWD), founded in 1935, is a full-service architectural firm with offices on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri. SWD serves a wide range of commercial, residential and public sector clients throughout Missouri and Kansas, with an emphasis on master planning, multi-family housing, historic restoration, health care, and office and restaurant design. In the past 28 years, SWD has developed a proficiency for the master planning, historic renovation, and adaptive reuse of numerous projects throughout the state of Missouri. These projects comply with the Federal Historic Tax Credit and the State of Missouri Historic Tax Credit requirements. This historic renovation experience has allowed SWD to complete over 120 historic renovation projects. (7/18)
STRATA Architecture + PreservationSTRATA Architecture + Preservation
STRATA Architecture Inc. is a woman owned, small business with extensive experience in historic restoration and renovation, adaptive reuse, new construction, and planning in both residential and commercial construction. Representing over 30+ years of architectural experience, our firm specializes in existing buildings and sites, adaptive reuse, smart growth and new construction within a historic context.
With a special emphasis on contextual suitability, our design approach responds to the unique challenges of each project with the goal of both satisfying the client and developing sound and appropriate architectural solutions. Each solution is tailored to fit the opportunities and constraints of the individual project’s design, budget, and schedule – an approach that has resulted in a noteworthy history of implemented on-time and on-budget projects for the firm.
STRATA Architecture Inc. represents a commitment to the field of historic preservation and renovation, exemplified by their dedication to historic buildings. The firm is headquartered in Downtown Kansas City, Missouri, within a 1960s Mid-Century Modern building.
STRATA Architecture Inc. has professional registration in the State of Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska, and New Jersey and has NCARB certification for registration in additional states. The firm has been a bona fide Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) since 1989. STRATA meets all 36 CFR Part 61 requirements for Historic Preservation Professionals set forth by the Federal Advisory Council on Historic Preservation. Our firm has experience working with Local, State and Federal Historic Preservation agencies on numerous projects and have extensive experience with the Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit program. (7/18)