Places in Peril List

March 22nd, 2013


Site or Structure Location Listed Status
104 University Street Vermillion 2003 UNCHANGED – Continues to need significant attention.
1884 Free Methodist Church Sioux Falls 2006 UNCHANGED – Community appeal for help
Abandoned Buildings Codington Co. 1998 LOST – Almost 1300 buildings were razed
Appleby Atlas Elevator Codington Co. 1999 LOST – Torn down
Bartlett-Myers Building Edgemont 2010 THREATENED – needs maintenance
Bierman-Crane Round Barn Mansfield 1999
Brookings Middle School Brookings 1998 IMPROVED – County working with community to renovate offices
Butte/Lawrence Co. Fairgrounds Nisland 2005
C&NW Double-Arched Bridge Gary 2004
Central School Lead 1999 SAVED – School was rehabilitated into condo apartments by private developer
Chapel of the Holy Spirit Corson Co. 1998 IMPROVED – Deadwood grant allowed new roof and some tuckpointing
Children’s Pioneer Cemetery Gregory 1998 UNCHANGED – Continues to be threatened
City of Lead Lead 2000 UNCHANGED – Some buildings lost, some protected
Country Schoolhouse Hetland 1998
Crockery Building Aberdeen 2007 LOST – Building was demolished
Crooks City Cemetery Crooks 2009 Abandoned cemetery
Dell Rapids Amphitheater Dell Rapids 2001 IMPROVED – City has agreed to budget funds for repairs
Eighth Street Pub Yankton 1999 LOST – building was demolished in 2001 for a new building
Electric Power Company Watertown 1998 LOST – building was demolished in 2001; now a vacant lot
Frawley Ranch Spearfish 2000 UNCHANGED – Some commercial development has begun
Free Methodist Church Sioux Falls 2006
Ft. Pierre School Ft. Pierre 2003 SAVED – Owner’s son now restoring for personal use
Ft. Randall Chapel Pickstown 2001 IMPROVED – Cover built over old chapel
GAR Soldier Statue Aberdeen 1999 SAVED – Statue was cleaned and repaired
Gurney Seed/Excelsior Seed Mill Yankton 2002 SAVED – Listed on NR and undergoing rehab work
Hagerty/Lloyd Historic Dist. Aberdeen 1998 THREATENED by development pressures
Hotel Padley Geddes 1999 UNCHANGED – Continues to deteriorate
Igloo Church BH Army Depot 2005
Ingersoll School Belle Fourche 2002 IMPROVED – Not threatened by Hwy 212 expansion, not likely to be moved
J. Mundt 1902 Building Hartford 2008 Commercial building; recently resold, has hopes of being reused
Laura Ingalls’ Home DeSmet 1998 SAVED – Increase in donations resulted in funds for needed repairs
Leola High School Leola 2013 LOST – School was demolished after 2012-2013 school year
Mentor Graham Building Blunt 2001 IMPROVED – City is working on solving drainage problem
Meridian Bridge Yankton 1998 SAVED – Redeveloped as pedestrian bridge
Milbank Windmill Milbank 1998 SAVED – Restored for tourist attraction due to grassroots fundraising effort
Native American Village Sites Missouri River 1998 SAVED – Corps of Engineers secured river banks with Rip-Rap
Notre Dame School Mitchell 2003 LOST – Have authorization from court to demolish
Pearl Hotel Kadoka 2007 IMPROVED
Prison Yard Walls Sioux Falls 1999 LOST – Some of walls were demolished
Railroad Roundhouse Lead 1998 SAVED – Developed into restaurant, gift shop, theater
Reclamation State Bank Newell 2012 THREATENED – Building is vacant and needs maintenance
School for the Blind Gary 2002 SAVED – Rehabilitated as Buffalo Ridge Resort
Severson-Rice Farm Vermillion 2003 SAVED – Conservation easement on property includes historic cabin
Sioux Falls Coliseum Sioux Falls 1999 SAVED – Renovated for use as Multi-Cultural Center
Sod House Bon Homme Co. 1998 LOST – House was destroyed by owner
Solberg Hall Brookings 1999 IMPROVED – Building was saved, but interior to be gutted
Spearfish Irrigation Ditches Spearfish 2001 UNCHANGED – Looking into National Register
Spirit Mound Vermillion 1998 SAVED – Purchased by State of SD to restore wildlife and fauna for state park
St. Ambrose Cemetery Deadwood 1998 IMPROVED – City of Deadwood given property to restore
St. Andrew Church Scotland 2001 THREATENED
St. Anthony’s Convent/Rectory Hoven 2003
State Theater Sioux Falls 1999 SAVED – Building is undergoing major rehabilitation project
Sweep Hotel (VanDyke Hotel) Plankinton 2003 SAVED – Deadwood Grant helped rebuild porch; will become railroad museum
US Post Office Yankton 1998 SAVED – Grassroots effort convinced Fed. Govt. to keep as Post Office
Vanderbilt Village Site Pollock 1999 SAVED – Corps of Eng. Built shoreline supports to halt erosion and water damage
Wall High School Building Wall 2005 THREATENED
Yankton Courthouse Yankton 1999 LOST – Building demolished