900-902 Range Line – Heibel-March Drug Store

Media coverage:

In 2005, it was named to the City of Columbia’s Notable Properties List.

Heibel-March Drug Store Building, 2005 Most Notable Properties. Photo Fitzimages Photography/City of Columbia Historic Preservation Commission. Photo used with permission.

Heibel-March Drug Store Building, 2005 Most Notable Properties. Photo Fitzimages Photography/City of Columbia Historic Preservation Commission. Photo used with permission.

The Heibel-March building at 900-902 Range Line, was built in 1910, according to the a May 23, 2012 article in the Columbia Daily Tribune. It once housed a drugstore but today it faces an uncertain future. The building was named to Columbia’s Notable Properties list in 2005.

This City of Columbia page offers a short history of the building. Here’s the link: http://gocolumbiamo.com/ParksandRec/Parks/Field/fieldbuilding.php

Below is a newspaper article that outlines the current possibility for the building.

May 23, 2012 — Heibel-March demolition is back on table — Columbia Daily Tribune. There is an August 1, 2012 deadline for this building to be demolished. Despite many efforts, the building remains vacant and no organization, agency or individual has stepped forward with plans to renovate it.

Oct. 23, 2011 — Plans for Heibel-March building stagnate — Columbia Tribune. Building at Rangeline and Wilkes Boulevard is still awaiting renovation. Several other plans to renovate the plans have fallen through.

Dec. 8, 2010, Historic Preservation Commission endorses Heibel-March purchase, Columbia Daily Tribune.

Dec. 7, 2010, Historic Preservation Commission votes to keep Heibel-March Building alive, Columbia Missourian.

http://www.columbiamissourian.com/stories/2010/12/07/historic-preservation-commission-votes-approve-legacy-constructions-offer-purchase-heibel-march-building/

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