Results of the St. Louis Preservation Board Meeting Held February 28, 2011
|5780 McPherson Ave was approved for demolition|
On Monday, February 28th, the St. Louis Preservation Board granted two of the three requests for demolition permits. The Land Reutilization Authority of St. Louis was granted a demolition permit by the Preservation Board to raze the dwelling at 5780 McPherson Avenue. Located in the Skinker-DeBaliviere, Catlin Tract, Parkview Certified Historic District, 5780 McPherson Avenue was constructed in 1911 and is a contributing resource to the district. The Cultural Resource Office recommended that the Preservation Board deny the request for a demolition permit.
Spirtas Wrecking Company was also granted a demolition permit to raze two historic buildings located at 5570 Manchester Avenue. The buildings consists of a four story factory constructed in 1890 and a two story addition on the north wall of the factory constructed in 1911. Both buildings were originally constructed for the St. Louis Paint and Oil Company. Due to the site's historic significance, the Cultural Resource Office recommended the Preservation Board deny the request for a demolition permit.
| 1212-14 Lynch St was denied a request for demoliton|
1212-14 Lynch Street, located between the Soulard and Benton Park National Historic Districts, was denied a request for a demolition permit.