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Tower Grove Park, Sailboat Pond, 4255 Arsenal Street, Saint Louis, St. Louis City County, MO



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B&W Photos

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Distant View, Looking Northeast

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View Looking North Between Balustrades

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Fountain, Looking North

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Fountain, Looking Southeast

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Fountain, Looking Northwest

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Ruins, Looking Northeast

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View Looking Southwest From Ruins

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Photocopy Of 1875 Photograph


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Location
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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MO-1137-H
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-161).
National Register Number: 72001556
Significance: This is one of the principal water features of Tower Grove Park and is a well-preserved example of the Romantic landscape design favored by British and American architects in the 19th century. The composition includes simulated ruins actually constructed from fragments of a demolished St. Louis hotel.

Subjects
Parks
Ponds


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. DISTANT VIEW, LOOKING NORTHEAST
2. VIEW LOOKING NORTH BETWEEN BALUSTRADES
3. FOUNTAIN, LOOKING NORTH
4. FOUNTAIN, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
5. FOUNTAIN, LOOKING NORTHWEST
6. RUINS, LOOKING NORTHEAST
7. VIEW LOOKING SOUTHWEST FROM RUINS
8. Photocopy of 1875 photograph. Original glass negative in Fuhrman Collection, Scottish Rite Library, St. Louis, VIEW LOOKING NORTH, SHOWING ORIGINAL FOUNTAINS


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