HCJ Mission: To proactively preserve our historic resources and create an environment that makes preservation a viable focus for the future of
The Historic City of Jefferson (HCJ), founded in 1983, strives to preserve the history of Jefferson City, while moving toward the future. Our members learn to appreciate and share our history and work together to educate, advocate, and strive to prevent the loss of historical buildings. Through the Oral History program, stories about “the old days” are gathered and saved. As a member of the Historic City of Jefferson, you will enjoy many interesting, exciting programs and activities, including:
- Annual Dinner Meeting
- Educational Programs and Events
- Golden Hammer Award
- Full Color Quarterly Newsletter
- Homes Tours
- Notices about pertinent preservation issues
From the President…
Heritage Village at the Salute to America celebration was started years ago by the Historic City of Jefferson, and then went on to other hands. This year, HCJ sponsored this event once again. Thanks to all who came to check this out on that hot and steamy day! To see some photos, go to https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1436587809720705.1073741898.141446172568215&type=1&l=f0c5f320ac
In the News…
At the Historic Preservation Commission meeting on July 11, it was requested that city staff start looking at codes/ordinances in other communities regarding “local historic district” designation. To see the city’s current code, go to www.jeffersoncitymo.gov and click on Government, then City Code, then Chapter 8, Article IV. Preservation and Conservation.
Adoption of updated Building Codes will come before the City Council on July 17, 6 pm.
Historic Preservation (Demolition) Ordinance and related documents: After review by the Public Works & Planning Committee on June 22, the City plans to further revise this ordinance to include a three-tiered approach. As part of this process, the City will also review the current requirements for designating local historic districts, hoping to make it easier to gain this recognition. http://www.jeffersoncitymo.gov/government/planning_and_protective_services.php.
Historic Southside/Old Munichburg District & Neighborhood Plan, sponsored by Capitol Region Medical Center and completed by H3 Studios: http://www.jeffersoncitymo.gov/government/planning/index.php . A Public Hearing will be scheduled.
East Capitol Avenue: http://www.jeffersoncitymo.gov/government/planning/index.php. (East Capitol Avenue Urban Renewal Plan, Blight Study, and the list of Infrastructure Improvements)
Fundraiser at Chipotle - August 3, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Bring in the flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause to make sure that 50% of the proceeds will be donated to Historic City of Jefferson. If placing an order online, please note you must choose the pay in-store option and inform our cashier of your participation before paying. Gift card purchases during fundraisers do not count towards total donated sales, but purchases made with an existing gift card count.
Chipotle Mexican Grill, 1400 Missouri Blvd, Jefferson City, MO
City Council Meeting - August 7, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Check the city website for the agenda and packet, www.jeffersoncitymo.gov.
320 E McCarty St, Jefferson City, MO 65101, USA