Shawnee Co. Historical Society celebrates preservation efforts

(EYE ON NE KS) - The Shawnee Co. Historical Society will hold its annual recognition event in connection with the Topeka Landmarks Commission. It's at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at Firehouse #2, 719 SW Van Buren.

Bill Wagnon visited the Red Couch to talk about the program and locations being recognized, which are:

* Rochester Cemetery Board
* 101 North Kansas LLC (loft apartments)
* AIM Strategies - Iron Rail
* George H. Pearson III (law office)
* Seaman USD 345 (for re-use of the Mathes Learning Center)

The event also will include a presentation from Vance Kelley of Treanor Architects on the historical preservation of the Docking State Office Building.