Areas of historical significance

Areas have been named the both the National Register of Historic Places and Columbia’s Historic Preservation Commission list of Notable Properties.

Media coverage:

  • Aug. 11, 2016 — Historical survey to be conducted for North-Central neighborhood. Columbia Missourian. Summary: The area bordered by Rogers Street, College Avenue, Ash Street, Walnut Street and Park Avenue will be surveyed. Information sheets will be created about the more than 220 structures in the area.
  • Aug. 9, 2016 — City to document history of North Central neighborhood. Columbia Daily Tribune. Summary: A surveyor will be hired to document an 85-acre area by May 26, 2017. The $20,000 project is funded from a Missouri Dept. of Natural Resources grant and $8,000 in city funds.
  • May 12, 2015, Ceremony honors notable historic properties, preservations, Columbia Daily Tribune. Summary: An area, the Hubbell Place Addition, with 15 properties, two other houses and the Frederick Apartment building were added to the Notable Historic Properties List. For the first time ever, Columbia’s Historic Preservation Commission honored a couple for their preservation efforts, Lucy and Hugo Vianello. The couple helped save the Missouri Theatre. See a video of the presentation and the supporting documents.
  • March 15, 2010, State review board approves historical district on West Broadway, Columbia Missourian.
    Summary: The application for a West Broadway Historic District being named to the National Register of Historic Places was approved by the Missouri Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.
  • Brick streets. (Columbia’s Notable Properties List, 2010). Click here to see a map and list of the streets and when they were paved.
  • Columbia’s Black Community (Social Institutes). (National Register 9/4/1980).
  • Downtown Columbia Historic District. (National Register, 11/8/2006). Includes parts of 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, East Broadway, Cherry, Hitt, Locust and East Walnut Streets.
  • Downtown Columbia Historic District, Boundary Increase. (National Register 5/8/2008). Includes 1019, 1020, 1023, 1025-33 E. Walnut Street.
  • East Campus Neighborhood Historic District (National Register, 2/16/1996; Columbia’s Notable Properties List, 1998).  This area is roughly bounded by Bouchelle, College, University and High Streets, including parts of Willis, Bass, Dorsey and Anthony Streets.  Learn more about this area by reading the NRHP document.
  • Eighth Broadway Historic District (National Register, 4/22/2003).  800-810 E. Broadway Blvd., which includes the Miller Building, Matthews Hardware, Metropolitan Building. Learn more about this area by reading the NRHP document.
  • North Ninth Street Historic District. (National Register 1/21/2004). Comprises 5-36 N. Ninth St., Columbia.
  • Quarry Heights. (Columbia’s Notable Properties List, 2009).
  • Rocheport Historic District. (National Register, 10/8/1976).  MO 240, Rocheport, Missouri.
  • West Broadway Historic District. (National Register 3/11/2010) Comprises 300-922 West Broadway, except 800, 808, 812, Columbia, Missouri.

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