Historic preservation commission seeks nominations of endangered buildings

Sunday, February 3, 2013
The Esquire Theater at 824 Broadway was on last year's most endangered list. (Elizabeth Dodd)

The Cape Girardeau Historic Preservation Commission is accepting nominations for its endangered buildings list through March 1.

Anyone submitting a nomination must include a statement explaining a building's historic significance, why it is endangered and suggest what measures could be made to save it. Nominations can be made online at cityofcapegirardeau.org, by emailing rshrimplin@cityofcape.org or by mailing the Cape Girardeau Historic Preservation Commission, 401 Independence St., Cape Girardeau, MO 63703. Nominations will be reviewed March 20 and finalized April 17 during meetings open to the public.

For more information, call 339-6327.

The endangered buildings list was established in 2012 to promote awareness of historic buildings that are at risk of being lost to pending demolition, physical deterioration and long term vacancy.

Pertinent address:

401 Independence St., Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Map of pertinent addresses

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