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story.lead_photo.caption Amanda Burke Williams and Levi Williams are the new owners of this property at 103 Jackson St. and heard from the Jefferson City Historic Preservation Commission last night about their proposed rehabilitation work for the property and structure. Photo by Julie Smith / News Tribune.

The Jefferson City Historic Preservation Commission on Tuesday approved rehabilitation work for 103 Jackson St., known as the Standish House.

Commissioners said the scope of work meets the Capital Avenue Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District design requirements.

Exterior work includes repairing and replacing the roof; repairing a crack in the foundation; removing paint from the first-floor brick; removing the concrete parking pad between the house and large tree; installing a 4-foot-tall fence; scraping and painting all exterior wood; constructing a new porch with stairs from the ground to first floor of house; and spot repointing of foundation and brick wall; repairing or replacing damaged fascia, soffits and trim.

Interior work includes repairing plaster walls; installing a new air handling unit and condenser; repairing kitchen walls; reconfiguring the second-floor bathroom; installing new plumbing pipes; creating new closets in bedrooms; insulating basement ceilings; removing carpet and linoleum; stripping, sanding and painting wood windows; and installing temporary electrical service.

Amanda Burke Williams and Levi Williams purchased the home from the Jefferson City Housing Authority in the spring.

Stephen and Cheryl Bratten voluntarily gave 103 Jackson St. to the Housing Authority after the Housing Authority filed a civil suit against them and Barbara Buescher in 2017.

The Housing Authority took possession of 101 and 105 Jackson St., previously owned by Buescher, earlier this year.

The Housing Authority is also in the process of taking possession of 500, 501, 507, 511 and 513 Capitol Ave., 504 E. State St. and 115 Jackson St., following a 2018 civil suit against Buescher.

In other business Tuesday, six structures were declared dangerous buildings due to storm damage and will be demolished. The structures are 510 and 516 E. Dunklin St., 502 and 607 E. McCarty St., and 816 and 916 Jackson St., Jefferson City Neighborhood Services Manager Jayme Abbott said.

Cole County and Jefferson City officials estimate 466 buildings were impacted during the May 22 tornado, according to a Monday news release from the Jefferson City Police Department.

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