Historic Main Street Tour receives Award

Missouri Preservation honored the City of St. Charles Special Buisiness District with its 2021 Honors Awards for its Historic Main Street Tour which educates the reader with the history of 150 buildings that line this Missouri Main Street where the Boone’s Lick Road begins…to read Dorris Keeven-Franke’s entire post

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Last evening, June 8, 2021, Missouri Preservation’s Director Riley Price presented the Missouri Preservation’s 2021 Honor Awards using the online program Zoom. Not letting any “technical difficulties” slow her down, the Awards Ceremony that has been held in Missouri’s Capitol’s Rotunda for years, was beautifully done! The Missouri Alliance for Historic Preservation 2021 Honor Awards Ceremony recognizes achievements made in the field of Historic Preservation around the state, and I was thrilled to see the Special Business District Commission of the City of Saint Charles Missouri receive the Overby Award for its Historic Main Street Tour.

The Overby Award was established to recognize published works that contribute to the documentation and interpretation of Missouri’s architectural history. It honors Dr. OsmundOverby, Art History Professor Emeritus and former head of the historic preservation program atthe University of Missouri, Columbia. Dr. Overby was a founding member of Missouri Preservation, lifetime board and…

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