# Historic district
Little City, Big Government - Mandeville, LA
When Lisa Kirk bought her home in Mandeville, LA, she said she didn’t know that the home she was buying was in a historic district nor would she have understood the impact of that. She soon discovered after her purchase, she would be subjected to strict government oversight and unreasonable restrictions to repair her home. Lisa says Jason Zuckerman seems to have held most of the influence over the historic district commission i.e. the government.
Appleton City, Missouri was named after New York American publisher, William Henry Appleton
Appleton City, Missouri is the largest city in St. Clair County. According to the 2020 census, the population was 1,032. Appleton City was platted in 1870 but initially, was named Arlington.
The Edina Double Square Historic District in Knox County, Missouri contains historic buildings from 1865 to 1945
The Edina Double Square Historic District in Edina, Missouri (Knox County) is a national historic district. It contains 37 buildings in the central business that contribute to the historic district. The buildings were developed between around 1865 and 1945. The architectural styles include Italianate and Streamline Moderne. The historic district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999 and 2002, which included a boundary increase.
Unionville Square Historic District in Putnam County, Missouri
Unionville Square Historic District in Unionville, Missouri (Putnam County) was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on July 19, 2002. It is also a National Historic District. There are many buildings and a contributing structure that compose the central business district of Unionville.
The Big Spring Historic District nestled in Carter County, Missouri is also a national historic district
Big Spring Lodge at the Big Spring Historic District, Ozark National Scenic Riverways, Missouri.National Park Service, public domain, via Wikimedia Commons. The conservation of Big Spring, one of the largest springs in America, and the surrounding 3,966 acre cultural landscape in Ozark National Scenic Riverways continues to support recreational use and public enjoyment. (Source.)
The old Stone Hill Winery District in Hermann, Missouri was established in 1847 and had a hiccup with Prohibition
Stone Hill Winery opened in 1847.Jerrye & Roy Klotz MD, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia. The largest winery in Missouri is the Stone Hill Winery in Hermann, Missouri. It's small and private and was established in 1847. It was founded by German immigrant Michael Poeschel (b. Mar. 30, 1809, d. Feb. 21, 1893).
Kansas City was second to New York City in manufacturing garments for the U.S. after World War II
Kansas City Garment District at 8th and Bank St.Paul Sableman, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons. Kansas City's ‘Garment District’ buildings are over 100 years old. The Garment District was spread from 6th to 11th Streets and Wyandotte to Washington Streets in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.
The Cass County Courthouse building is part of the Harrisonville Courthouse Square Historic District
Cass County Courthouse in Harrisonville, Missouri.Kbh3rd, CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons. Several buildings contribute to the Harrisonville Courthouse Square Historic District. This district began developing between 1880 and around 1943. The architectural styles include Renaissance Revival, Tudor Revival, Colonial Revival, Queen Anne, and Italianate.
Kansas City's downtown Commerce Tower has its place in history starting with a large banking company in the early 1900s
Commerce Tower, Kansas City, Missouri.SakuraAvalon86 at English Wikipedia, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons. Commerce Tower is a 30-story skyscraper in Kansas City, Missouri located at 911 Main Street. The building was constructed in 1965. It's also been known as the National Bank of Commerce Building and the Commerce Trust Company Building. The Commerce Tower was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on April 11, 2014.
Lee's Summit, Missouri's downtown historic district is on the National Register of Historic Places
Lee's Summit, Missouri Downtown Historic District.Glenn Kinyon, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons. Lee's Summit is a city located in Missouri spanning mostly Jackson County and part of Cass County. It is the sixth largest city in Missouri and the Kansas City Metropolitan area. Having family in Lee's Summit, I am there often.
Historic District of Taos, New Mexico: Bent Street and the John Dunn Shops
In this video we take a walking tour along the historic Bent Street and wander through the John Dunn Shops. Both areas were so charming and exceptionally beautiful in the fall! An entertaining selection of shops, restaurants, and art galleries with a bit of history. Be sure to visit on your next stop in Taos, New Mexico. This tour was filmed in October 2021.