Areas have been named to both the National Register of Historic Places and Columbia’s Historic Preservation Commission list of Notable Properties.
Here is a partial list of local Areas on the National Register of Historic Places or the Notable Properties list:
Downtown Columbia Historic District (preferred): This NRHP document is dated Sept 22, 2006. It includes “Parts of 7th, 8th, 9th, E. Broadway, Cherry, Hitt, Locust, and E. Walnut Street.”
It includes a short paragraph on these addresses:701 E. Ash Columbia National Guard Armory, 600 E. Broadway Columbia Municipal Building, 700 E. Broadway Payne Grocers/Parker Brothers Furniture and Undertaking, 701 E. Broadway Daniel Boone Tavern, 706 E. Broadway Hetzler Brothers Meat Shop, 710 E. Broadway Boone County National Bank, 800 E. Broadway Miller Building, 804 E. Broadway Matthews Building, 806 E. Broadway Metropolitan Building, 814 E. Broadway Hays Hardware, 816 E. Broadway, 818 E. Broadway Neate’s, 820 E. Broadway Woolf Bros., 823 E. Broadway Miller Shoe Store, 827 E. Broadway Victor Barth, 900 E. Broadway Statesman, 901 E. Broadway Haden, 904 E. Broadway, 906-914 E. Broadway Columbia Savings, 911-913 E. Broadway, Rochester Clothing/Richards Meat Co, 915-917 E. Broadway Klingbell’s Cigars Clendenin Pool Hall, 916 E. Broadway Julie’s Dress Shop, 918 E. Broadway O.E. Dewerthern’s Jewelry Store, 920-922 E. Broadway Booth and Hall Undertakers, 919-929 (odd numbers) E. Broadway O’Rear Block, 1000 E. Broadway, 1009 E. Broadway Koeppen’s Florist Boswell Dry Goods, 1010-1014 E. Broadway, 101-1019 E. Broadway Elvira, 1016 E. Broadway Thomas Photography, 1018-1020 E. Broadway Herald Tribune, 1021 E. Broadway Buchroeder’s, 1023-1025 E. Broadway, Kress Wholesale, Mehornay Furniture, 1101 E. Broadway Parson Sisters’ Beauty Parlor, 1102 E. Broadway, 1103 E. Braodway Columbia Theatre, 1104-1106 E. Broadway Central Dairy, 1105 E. Broadway Alton Garage, 1107 E. Broadway Hoberecht and Speer Garage, 701 E. Cherry Columbia Daily Tribune, 920 E. Cherry Columbia Female Academy/Cottage Hotel, 16 N. Eighth Renie Hardware, 22-24 N. Eighth Guitar Building, Eighth and Walnut Streets, columns from the second Boone County Courthouse, 214-220 N. Eighth Prudential Insurance Company, 23 S. Eighth Tiger Hotel, 29 S. Eighth Rogers Clean Grocery, 201 S. Eighth White Eagle Dairy, 8 N. Hitt Claypoool Shoe Store, 10 Hitt Coco Cola Building, 15 N. Hitt Stephens, 802 E. Locust MFA Oil, 5-7 Ninth L.J. Slate Billiards Hall, 11 N. Ninth Allen Arnold, 13 N. Ninth Victor, 16 N. Ninth Lafayette Hume, 17 N. Ninth Varsity Theatre, 18-36 N. Ninth Hume, 21-23 N. Ninth Crosswhite Bakery, 25 N. Ninth, 33 N. Ninth Nowell, 109-111 N. Ninth City Hall, 113 N. Ninth, 7 S. Ninth Parsons Shoe Shop, 12 S. Ninth Heibel’s Drug Store, 13 S. Ninth, blacksmith/meat market/tin shop, 16 S. Ninth Columbia Telephone, 19 S. Ninth Fredendall’s Department Store, 22 S. Ninth Novus, 24 S. Ninth Harzfeld’s, 26 S. Ninth, 28 S. Ninth Gribble E.R. Grocer, 27-29 S. Ninth Ballenger, 30 S. Ninth, 102 S. Ninth Hall Theatre, 110 S. Ninth Booche’s Billard Hall, 111 S. Ninth Virginia Building, 114 S. Ninth, 118 S. Ninth Tiger Barber, 122 S. Ninth, 124 S. Ninth Columbia Daily Tribune, 201 S. Ninth Missouri Theatre, 224 S. Ninth Missouri United Methodist 221-227 S. Ninth Gordon Building, 101 N. Seventh City Hall Calaboose, 1 S. Seventh post office, 9 N. Tenth, 11-13 N. Tenth American Railway Express Evans-Miller Milliners, 16 N. Tenth Parker Furniture, 17 N. Tenth J.E. Hathman, 21 N. Tenth IOOF Hall, 101 N. Tenth First Christian Church, 15 S. Tenth Missouri Motor Company, 16 S. Tenth Medical Clinic, 121 S. Tenth Winn Hotel/Elks Lodge 594, 131 S. Tenth Missouri Transit Lines Bus Station, 700 E. Walnut Boone County Courthouse, 801 E. Walnut Athens Hotel, 814 E. Walnut Bayless Abstract, 908 E. Walnut Koeppen House, 912 E. Walnut S.K. Cho, 916 E. Walnut McClain Furniture.
- 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).http://www.columbiamissourian.com/a/110558/take-a-peek-at-the-honored-properties/
- 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.