Text courtesy of the National Register of Historic Places Program, National Parks Service.
The Moreau Drive Historic District, located in Jefferson City, Missouri, is locally significant and is eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places under Criterion A in the area of Community Planning and Development and Criterion C in the area of Architecture. In the area of Architecture, the neighborhood represents a significant and intact cross-section of single-family architectural styles and property types which together create a uniform and coherent neighborhood. Several of Jefferson City's most significant examples of early 20th century styles and types are located within the district boundaries. The district is also significant in the area of Community Planning and Development. The core of the historic district, in the Wagner Place and Fairmount Place plats, are Jefferson City's first ' residence parks,' planned suburbs based on designs by one of the nation's most significant early 20th century landscape architecture firms. These places ~e characterized by winding streets which follow and take advantage of natural topography... read more