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Tower Grove Park, Superintendent's House, 4255 Arsenal Street, Saint Louis, St. Louis City County, MO



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North Front

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Northwest Angle

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South Porch

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East Wall

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Inner Front Entrance (looking East)

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View Into Hall Through Inner Front Entrance

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Front Stairs, Looking East

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Stair Landing, Looking East From Second Floor

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Living Room, Looking South

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Living Room, Looking East

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Music Room, Looking South

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Stairs To Belvedere, Looking South

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Photocopy Of Circa 1875-1880 Photograph

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Photocopy Of Circa 1906 Photograph


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Location
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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MO-1137-F
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-153).
National Register Number: 72001556
Significance: Park Superintendent, Miss Bernice E. Gurney, and family. This well-preserved and finely proportioned dwelling has Classical Revival features combined with an irregular towered silhouette characteristic of the Italianate villa style popular in the US in the mid-19th century.

Subjects
Houses
Parks


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. NORTH FRONT
2. NORTHWEST ANGLE
3. SOUTH PORCH
4. EAST WALL
5. INNER FRONT ENTRANCE (LOOKING EAST)
6. VIEW INTO HALL THROUGH INNER FRONT ENTRANCE
7. FRONT STAIRS, LOOKING EAST
8. STAIR LANDING, LOOKING EAST FROM SECOND FLOOR
9. LIVING ROOM, LOOKING SOUTH
10. LIVING ROOM, LOOKING EAST
11. MUSIC ROOM, LOOKING SOUTH
12. STAIRS TO BELVEDERE, LOOKING SOUTH
13. Photocopy of circa 1875-1880 photograph. Original in Tower Grove Park 'Entrance' file. VIEW LOOKING SOUTHEAST FROM ACROSS MAGNOLIA AVENUE, SHOWING, BEYOND NORTH GATE, ROOF OF GREENHOUSE (LEFT CENTER), CRENELATED STORAGE STRUCTURE (CENTER), AND ROOF OF 1863 GATEHOUSE DEMOLISHED IN 1913 (RIGHT CENTER)
14. Photocopy of circa 1906 photograph. Original in Tower Grove Park miscellaneous photo file. VIEW FROM THE SOUTHWEST


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