Board Bill Number 160 In Session 2020-2021

Designation of the Oscar Waring House as a City Landmark


Designation of the Oscar Waring House as a City Landmark is the purpose of the legislation. Designating the home of Oscar Waring will celebrate the contribution of the first African-American Principal of Sumner High School. The Board Bill will ensure the historic exterior appearance of the house is maintained and that a community asset is protected from inappropriate alterations or demolition. The Board Bill includes the following sections: 1. Whereas clauses that denote the significance of Oscar Waring's contribution to the education of African-Americans in St. Louis 2. Whereas clause stating that the nomination is supported by the Board of Public Service, Planning Commission and Preservation Board 3. Landmark Standards that govern future changes to the building's exterior appearance 4. Severability Clause 5. Attachments i. Landmark Petition submitted by the owner of the building ii. Fiscal Note



Session: 2020-2021

Primary Sponsors: Joseph D Roddy

Ordinance: 71313 effective 03/23/2021

Committee: Housing, Urban Development and Zoning

Legislative History

Legislative activities for this board bill. Learn more about what these activities mean.

  • 11/13/2020

    First Reading

  • 01/15/2021

    Second Reading

  • 01/22/2021


  • 02/05/2021

    Third Reading


02/05/2021 Vote Results

Aye Votes 26
No Votes 0
Final Passage Vote

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Ordinance Number: 71313

Effective Date: 03/23/2021

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