National Register of Historic Places Data

Moreau Drive Historic District has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places with the following information, which has been imported from the National Register database and/or the Nomination Form. (Note: Not all data may be shown here and some information may have become outdated since the listing date.)

National Register Data

National Register ID
13000907
Date Listed
December 11, 2013
Name
Moreau Drive Historic District
Part of
N/A (MPS=Multiple Property Submission)
City/Town
Jefferson City
County
Cole
State
Missouri
Category
district
Level of Significance
local
Areas of Significance
ARCHITECTURE; COMMUNITY PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

National Register Description Summary

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. Mandated setback lines are built into the plats, and lots are generally wide. Outside of these seminal plats, the streets included in the historic district are from the same general period and follow similar principles (illustrating the influence of the original plats).

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National Register of Historic Places Data for Moreau Drive Historic District, Jefferson City, Missouri