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Missouri Botanical Garden, Climatron, 2345 Tower Grove Avenue, Saint Louis, St. Louis City County, MO



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Item Title


Location
2345 Tower Grove Avenue, Saint Louis, MO

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MO-1135-L
National Register Number: 71001065
Significance: The world's first completely air-conditioned greenhouse and the first geodesic dome to be enclosed in rigid Plexiglass panels. The broad climactic range within the dome (from the Amazonian rain forest to the cool uplands of India) is achieved by sophisticated controls instead of conventional partitioning.

Subjects
Greenhouses
Geodesic Domes


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW LOOKING WEST
2. EAST SEGMENT
3. WEST SEGMENT
4. VIEW LOOKING SOUTH, MEDITERRANEAN HOUSE IN FOREGROUND
5. DETAIL OF WEST SEGMENT
6. DETAIL OF STRUCTURE, WEST SEGMENT
7. DETAIL OF SUSPENSION SYSTEM
8. INTERIOR VIEW LOOKING NORTH, SHOWING PAVILION
9. SOUTHWEST VIEW OF INTERIOR PAVILION
10. INTERIOR VIEW LOOKING SOUTHWEST
11. VIEW LOOKING SOUTH, SOWING INTERIOR TUNNEL UNDER POOL
12. CLIMATE CONTROL PANELS


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