Built in 1901, Parker Hall was named to the National Register of Historic Places as one of the buildings within the Francis Quadrangle Historic District at the University of Missouri. Francis Quadrangle was placed on the Register on Sept. 13, 1973.
It was named to Historic Preservation Commission’s Notable Properties list in 2000.
Parker Hall is named for William L. Parker and Adolphus Busch, brewer and industrialist. Busch was the founder of Anheuser-Busch Brewer and a donor to many charities, according to the National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination Form.