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Tower Grove Park, East Gate Entrance, 4255 Arsenal Street, Saint Louis, St. Louis City County, MO



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View From The Southeast

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View From The Southwest

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View Looking Northwest

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Pylons Flanking Main Drive, Looking West

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North Pylon, Looking West

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Griffin Crowning North Pylon

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South Terminal Pylon, Looking West

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Sleeping Lion On North Terminal Pylon

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Detail Of Cast-iron Fence, Looking Northwest

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North Pedestrian Gate, Looking West


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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MO-1137-A
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (163; FN-163).
National Register Number: 72001556
Significance: Designed as the principal entrance for vehicular traffic into Tower Grove Park. It remains an excellent example of the more formal type of landscape architecture popular in the late 19th century.

Subjects
Gates
Parks


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW FROM THE SOUTHEAST
2. VIEW FROM THE SOUTHWEST
3. VIEW LOOKING NORTHWEST
4. PYLONS FLANKING MAIN DRIVE, LOOKING WEST
5. NORTH PYLON, LOOKING WEST
6. GRIFFIN CROWNING NORTH PYLON
7. SOUTH TERMINAL PYLON, LOOKING WEST
8. SLEEPING LION ON NORTH TERMINAL PYLON
9. DETAIL OF CAST-IRON FENCE, LOOKING NORTHWEST
10. NORTH PEDESTRIAN GATE, LOOKING WEST
11. NORTH PEDESTRIAN GATE, LOOKING EAST
12. Photocopy of 1883 photograph. Original in MacAdam, David H. Tower Grove Park. St. Louis: R. P. Studley & Co., 1883. 'EAST OR MAIN ENTRANCE - GRAND AVENUE,' VIEW LOOKING NORTHWEST, SHOWING 1860 GATEHOUSE DEMOLISHED IN 1912
13. Photocopy of 1875 stereograph. Original in Paul A. Kohl's office, Tower Grove, Missouri Botanical Garden. HENRY SHAW AND TWO GUESTS IN HIS LANDAU DRAWN BY A MATCHED PAIR IN FRONT OF THE EAST GATE


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