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A model middle-class home chosen as landmark

Published Jun. 30 2013

The model of a middle-class home in the first half of the 20th century, 718 E. Capitol Ave. was recognized...

Burch House earns May Golden Hammer award

Published May. 26 2013

One of the oldest homes remaining in the Old Munichburg neighborhood, the Nelson and Gertrude Burch House has received much...

Art Deco apartments serve as reminder of longtime Jefferson City business family

Published Apr. 21 2013

George Tergin loved the Capital City and its downtown, so much so that he built his home within two blocks...

Landmark church has been on leading edge of social issues

Published Mar. 17 2013

Social development in Jefferson City has been influenced by the presence of the Episcopalian church. As early as the 1840s,...

Villa retains original charm

Published Feb. 17 2013

The unique, arched entry to The Villa with double wooden doors, ornate hinges and stained glass windows put 1025 Adams...

House on Rich Man's Hill

Published Jan. 20 2013

The intersection of Bolivar and Main streets in Jefferson City has been a bustling commercial district for going on two...

Historical society building has history all its own

Published Dec. 16 2012

Reconstruction and repurposing could sum up the lasting contributions made by Missouri's 20th governor, Benjamin Gratz Brown. In addition to...

Landmark represents German craftsmanship, faith, culture in capital

Published Nov. 18 2012

A Jefferson City Landmark and a fine example of the German architectural style, the Buehrle House at 707 Washington St....

From hotel to office building, its name is constant: Governor

Published Oct. 21 2012

The Governor Office Building, once the Hotel Governor, has two historic legacies. The first began in the...

Dispensing medicine and history

Published Aug. 26 2012

Safely tucked away in the basement of East End Drug in Jefferson City were the original stools to the soda...

Former grocery store offers tale of American dream

Published Jul. 15 2012

An immigrant love story, a neighborhood staple and a safe place in a tumultuous social era - the two-story brick...

Old Fire Station 2: Classic Americana now, cutting edge in 1935

Published Jun. 17 2012

Perhaps millions of feet of hose have been used in training up and down the city's first drill tower for...

Riverview Cemetery is Jefferson City's newest Landmark

Published May. 27 2012

Many public servants are memorialized at Riverview Cemetery in Jefferson City. Some survived the Civil War, others...

Landmark home associated with prison for 103 years

Published Apr. 22 2012

Convict labor formed bricks and carved limestone on site at the Missouri State Penitentiary to erect the warden's home...

Oscar Burch House has seen numerous changes over years

Published Mar. 18 2012

The rough-edged limestone steps at the front door of the Oscar Burch House were carved from the oncefive acres owned...

Oscar Burch among 19th century stalwarts

Published Mar. 18 2012

Oscar Burch was "one of the most substantial citizens of Jefferson City," according to "The Illustrated Sketch Book and...

At 70 years young, Community Center continues its mission

Published Feb. 19 2012

Seventy years after the building opened, the mission as a community center continues. Originally the Jefferson City Community Center, 608...

Exchange Bank clock has survived 96 years and one truck crash

Published Jan. 15 2012

Literally, a landmark - the freestanding clock at the corner of High and Madison streets in downtown Jefferson City...

State Street buildings all that remain of 1800s female seminary

Published Dec. 18 2011

Once a place to educate young women in the finer points of knowledge and etiquette, today the Greek Revival-style buildings...

Family adds modern touches, but keeps character of historic Ott home

Published Nov. 20 2011

Heiress to the "lumber doctor," Stacia Mills admired her aunt's Jefferson City home, while she was growing up across the...

Still blossoming after 121 years

Published Oct. 16 2011

One hundred years ago, Jefferson City South Side shoppers would buy their long-stemmed flowers after a bit of conversation inside...

Hess House is beautifully preserved example of ordinary person's home

Published Sep. 18 2011

Most of the homes still standing today that existed in Jefferson City during the Civil War are grander homes of...

St. Peter School served generations of students - and even some state lawmakers

Published Aug. 21 2011

St. Peter Interparish School in Jefferson City prepares its students for the future with means like its computer lab. But...