For almost 40 years, a significant portion of downtown Columbia’s history was hidden behind the “Missouri monorail,” the concrete canopy built on Broadway in 1968. The canopy, which was erected to follow a trend, met its demise in the face of new trends last summer, when Broadway property owners pooled their money to dismantle the obtrusive structure and resurrect Columbia’s architectural legacy.
Rebuilding a legacy
more of Columbia’s architectural history
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