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. Full listings are made up of major donors to our organization and are intended to recognize these people and companies for their generosity to the cause of historic preservation in Missouri. Partial listings are individuals or companies that have given in the past or have affiliated with past-recognized projects, etc. It is NOT AN ENDORSEMENT of any of the companies or individuals mentioned.
We strongly urge you to obtain competitive bids and get references before the start of any building rehabilitation project.
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Historic Florissant, Inc.
HFI is a not-for-profit corporation formed in 1969 to meet the need for a local group with broad preservation interest and capable of responding quickly to protect and preserve landmark structures.
FRIENDS OF HISTORIC FLORISSANT, INC.
Historic Florissant operates under by-laws which provide that it is not organized for profit and that no dividends shall ever be shared by its members. The Board is responsible for establishing and implementing its policies and programs. In the event of the dissolution of the corporation, its assets must be given to a similar organization exempt under Section 501(c) 3 of the Internal Revenue Code.
Historic Florissant has always considered anyone interested in its purposes and willing to work to achieve its goals as one of its constituents.
Friends of Historic Florissant, through their donations, contribute to the financial needs of the organization and participate in planned activities.
WHAT DOES HISTORIC FLORISSANT DO?
- HFI has worked with the city of Florissant and the State Preservation Office to study and survey the cultural resources of the city.
- HFI maintains a Resource Center to house research documents for the area and information on technical services relating to preservation, restoration and recycling of buildings.
- HFI provides an opportunity for the community to better understand its heritage through tours and special events.
- HFI actively participates in preservation activities on the local, state and national level working to preserve landmarks, neighborhoods and historic districts.
Specializing in Historic Main Street St. Charles properties.
James G. Staat Tuckpointing, Inc.
Contact: Joe Staat
Work Phone: 314-743-0669work
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Jefferson City Historic Preservation Commission
Work 320 East McCarty Street Jefferson City Missouri 65101 work
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Joplin Historic Preservation Commission
Contact: Thomas Walters
Work 602 South Main Street Joplin Missouri 64801 work
Work Phone: 417-624-0820 ext 539work
Work Email: email@example.comINTERNET
The City of Joplin was one of the first five communities to join the Missouri State Historic Preservation Office’s (SHPO) Certified Local Government (CLG) program. In fact, Joplin was recently recognized for its 30th Anniversary as a CLG. As a CLG, Joplin has the responsibility to enact a historic preservation ordinance, appoint a preservation commission, conduct an ongoing survey and inventory of historic properties, and conduct public outreach and education. Additional information about Joplin’s Historic Preservation Commission can be found here.
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Kansas City Landmarks CommissionCity Planning & Development — Historic Preservation
Contact: Jeffrey Williams
Work 414 E. 12th Street 16th Floor Kansas City MO 64113 work
Work Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgINTERNET
Karen Bode Baxter, Preservation Specialist
Contact: Karen Bode Baxter
Work 5811 Delor Street St. Louis Missouri 63109 work
Work Phone: 314-353-0593work
Work Email: email@example.comINTERNET
Since 1993, Karen Bode Baxter has worked as a preservation consultant for property owners, real estate development teams, and architects on historic tax credit applications and National Register nominations in Missouri, Iowa, Oklahoma and New York. She has supervised the historic tax credit applications for hundreds of projects, ranging from small houses to commercial rehabilitation projects of all sizes, and costing from $40,000 to $500,000 million. She has supervised the successful completion of more than 160 projects in Missouri by 2008 (10% of the Missouri’s total). Although most of her current projects are in the Saint Louis metropolitan area, she has recently worked on projects in a number of eastern Missouri communities, including Kirksville, Hannibal, Park Hills, Arcadia, De Soto, Cape Girardeau and Ste. Genevieve. She is certified as an historian and an architectural historian with over 35 years of historic preservation experience. She and her staff have worked together listing more than 70 buildings and 19 historic districts on the National Register of Historic Places. She completed her doctorate course work in history and historic preservation at Oklahoma State University and she has her Economic Development and Design Certifications from the National Main Street Center’s Certification Institute in Professional Downtown Management. Prior to coming to St. Louis in 1995 she worked for 7 years with historic downtown redevelopment programs connected with the National Trust for Historic Preservation in Iowa and Oklahoma. She is currently the president of Missouri Preservation and an Advisory Board Member of Missouri Main Street Connection. (7/18)
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Kiss My Sash Historic Wood Window Repair and Restoration
Contact: Kelsie Gray
Work Paducah Kentucky work
Personal Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgINTERNET
KPFF Consulting Engineers
Contact: Stefanie Barnes
Work 1630 Des Peres Road Suite 100 St. Louis Missouri 63131 work
Cell Phone: 314.835.0524cell
Work Email: email@example.comINTERNET
|KPFF’s St. Louis office, established in 2002, is a recognized expert in the rehabilitation of historic buildings, particularly in the Midwest. We have been involved with scores of rehabilitation projects that involved buildings on the National Register of Historic Places, or that used state and federal historic tax credits. Our experience includes buildings with all structural framing systems common at or before the turn-of-the-century, including brick bearing wall buildings, skeleton frame structures, flat plate concrete, heavy timber, and fireproof and archaic systems developed as ‘fire proof” buildings. Our expertise includes façade review and restoration including brick, terra cotta and sandstone, utilizing the National Park Service’s Preservation Briefs. We have also evaluated all types of foundation systems, and have been involved with major foundation strengthening and underpinning programs.
The mission of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Home & Museum is to inspire curiosity and foster learning about the American pioneer experience through the life and literature of Laura Ingalls Wilder by providing engaging and authentic experiences; to preserve, protect, and care for the collection and historic buildings; and to sustain the historic landscape.
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The purpose of Main Street Chillicothe is to enhance the vitality of the downtown by preservation of its architectural, commercial, and cultural heritage; encouraging education and community awareness of resources available to property and business owners; stimulating economic development through its design, economic vitality, and organization committees; and promoting Chillicothe as an attractive city in which to shop, dine, work, live, and be entertained.
Through community partnerships, Downtown Chillicothe champions the effort to be an experience-driven locale, intriguing residents and visitors alike, where history is celebrated and supported businesses flourish.
Mainline Group Architecture, Inc.
Contact: Allen Roehrig
Work 9751 Clayton Road St. Louis Missouri 63124 work
Work Phone: 314-872-3955work
Work Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgINTERNET
Mainline Group Architecture, Inc. proudly produces designs for new and renovated homes, commercial and corporate businesses and educational facilities in the Saint Louis metropolitan area. Drawing from decades of experience as architectural designers, interior designers, project managers and general contractors, the firm utilizes detailed hand-rendered sketches and state-of-the-art computer rendering software to communicate our design solutions, aesthetic vision and excitement about the project challenges.
Established in 2000, Mangrove Redevelopment is recognized as a leader in the renaissance of St. Louis’ Forest Park Southeast Neighborhood. Their signature building, the Mangrove, is at the heart of the Grove District. Its restoration is credited with having set new and higher standards in rehabilitation along Manchester Avenue, which has helped to attract new investment to the street and to the area.
Marblelife of St. Louis
Contact: Ryan Abramczyk
Work 510 East Pearce Blvd. Wentzville Missouri 63366 work
Work Phone: 6366391304work
Work Phone: 6362296165work
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We are hard surface specialists! We specialize in the restoration of old marble, granite, slate, terrazzo, conglomerate marble and more. We also restore tile, grout and concrete. All of this is done to a like new or even better than new look, keeping you and your customers loving every step!
MarksNelson is an accounting and business advisory firm. We care deeply about our clients, colleagues, and the community. We have deep accounting and business advisory experience in a variety of sectors, especially real estate, insurance, manufacturing and distribution, and construction. Our services include accounting, assurance, business valuation, incentives, tax, technology and more.
MarksNelson has been involved with a number of Honor Award winning historic preservation rehabilitation projects.
Know of a resource we should add to our directory? While most of our Resource Directory listings are made up of generous donors to our organization, we understand that not all businesses are aware of our existence and/or have the capacity to donate to us. While we greatly appreciate financial contributions which allow us to do what we do — we don’t want to limit the amount of resources that you, who we exist so assist, have access to!
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