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St. Louis Public Library, Olive Street between Thirteenth & Fourteenth, Saint Louis, St. Louis City County, MO



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South Front

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Looking Along South Front From Southeast

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Detail Showing South Front Entrance And Ornate Lamp Post

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Detail Showing Turtle Supports Of Lamp Posts


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Location
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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MO-1835
Building/structure dates: 1912 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1929 subsequent work
Significance: Building is an example of the monumental structures associated with the turn-of-the-century "city beautiful" movement and architect Cass Gilbert.

Subjects
Libraries
City Beautiful Movement


Related Names
Gilbert, Cass
Garnsey, Elmer E.
Mauran,Russell & Crowell
Berlendis, Victor
Mullgardt, Oscar
LaBeaume, Louis


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. SOUTH FRONT
2. LOOKING ALONG SOUTH FRONT FROM SOUTHEAST
3. DETAIL SHOWING SOUTH FRONT ENTRANCE AND ORNATE LAMP POST
4. DETAIL SHOWING TURTLE SUPPORTS OF LAMP POSTS


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