Missouri State Capitol Historic District

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Missouri State Capitol Historic District
South side, 100 block of East High Street, Jefferson City, MO.jpg
South side of the 100 block of East High Street
Missouri State Capitol Historic District is located in Missouri
Missouri State Capitol Historic District
Missouri State Capitol Historic District is located in the United States
Missouri State Capitol Historic District
LocationBounded roughly by Adams, McCarthy, Mulberry Sts. and the Missouri River; also the 200 block of W. McCarty St. and 406-408 Washington St., Jefferson City, Missouri
Coordinates38°34′39″N 92°10′16″W / 38.57750°N 92.17111°W / 38.57750; -92.17111Coordinates: 38°34′39″N 92°10′16″W / 38.57750°N 92.17111°W / 38.57750; -92.17111
Area115 acres (47 ha)
Built byKolkmeyer, Henry W. & Sons
ArchitectMultiple; Besecke & Swanson
Architectural styleLate 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian, Queen Anne, Mission/spanish Revival
NRHP reference #76001109, 02000804 (Boundary Increase)[1]
Added to NRHPJune 18, 1976, July 17, 2002 (Boundary Increase)

Missouri State Capitol Historic District is a national historic district located at Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri. It encompasses 122 contributing buildings in the central business district of Jefferson City. The district developed between about 1850 and 1950, and includes representative examples of Classical Revival, Late Victorian, Queen Anne, Mission Revival, and Modern Movement style architecture. Located in the district are the separately listed Missouri State Capitol, Lohman's Landing Building, Cole County Historical Society Building, Cole County Courthouse and Jail-Sheriff's House, Missouri Governor's Mansion, and Tergin Apartment Building. Other notable buildings include the St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church complex (1881-1883), Margaret Upshulte House (c. 1865), Broadway State Office Building (1938), Supreme Court of Missouri (1905-1906), U.S. Post Office and Courthouse (1932-1934), Lohman's Opera House (c. 1885), Missouri State Optical (c. 1840s), First United Methodist Church (1900), Carnegie Public Library (1901), Temple Beth El (1883), and Joseph and Susie Kolkmeyer House (c. 1907).[2][3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976, with a boundary increase in 2002.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ M. Patricia Holmes (September 1975). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Missouri State Capitol Historic District" (PDF). Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved 2016-11-01. and Site map
  3. ^ Thomas W. Rynard (March 2002). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Missouri State Capitol Historic District" (PDF). Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved 2016-11-01. and Site map and 16 photos from 2002