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



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B&W Photos

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View Looking Northeast

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View Looking Northwest

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East End

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Main Entrance, South Wall

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Detail Of South Walls

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Interior, Looking East

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Detail Of Interior Opposite Main Entrance

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Photocopy Of October 1, 1903 Photograph

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Photocopy Of October 1, 1903 Photograph

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Photocopy Of January 10, 1906 Photograph

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Photocopy Of 1906 Photograph

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Photocopy Of 1906 Photograph

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Photocopy Of 1906 Photograph

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Front Exterior


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Location
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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MO-1135-D
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-143).
Building/structure dates: 1881 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1919 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1927 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1932 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1956 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1968 subsequent work
National Register Number: 71001065
Significance: A well-preserved example of the mid-19th century type of greenhouse and features unusual decorative brickwork. The only remaining one of Shaw's original greenhouses, it is probably the oldest structure of this type in continuous use west of the Mississippi and perhaps in the whole country.

Subjects
Greenhouses
Conservatories
Horticulture


Related Names
Barnett, George Ingram
Taylor, Isaac S.
Shaw, Henry
McBride & Julian
Langwith, Richard
Presnecek & Novoting
Paul Piaget-Charles Van Ravenswaay, Photographer
Hamm, Carolyn, Historian
Dessauer, Peter, Delineator
Ackerman, Patrick, Delineator
Fauber, Suzanne, Delineator
Macht, Carol, Delineator
Roberts, Lennard A., Delineator
Temmink, John R., Delineator
Torpy, Theodore S., Delineator


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW LOOKING NORTHEAST
2. VIEW LOOKING NORTHWEST
3. EAST END
4. MAIN ENTRANCE, SOUTH WALL
5. DETAIL OF SOUTH WALLS
6. INTERIOR, LOOKING EAST
7. DETAIL OF INTERIOR OPPOSITE MAIN ENTRANCE
8. Photocopy of October 1, 1903 photograph. Glass negative in Paul A. Kohl's office, Missouri Botanical Garden. VIEW FROM THE SOUTHEAST, SHOWING ORIGINAL CENTRAL CHIMNEY AND IRON ROOF RIDGE CRESTING
9. Photocopy of October 1, 1903 photograph. Glass negative in Paul A. Kohl's office, Missouri Botanical Garden. VIEW FROM THE SOUTHEAST, SHOWING ORIGINAL PONDS AND PERGOLA
10. Photocopy of January 10, 1906 photograph. Glass negative in Paul A. Kohl's office, Missouri Botanical Garden. BUST OF LINNAEUS OVER SOUTH ENTRANCE
11. Photocopy of 1906 photograph. Glass negative in Paul A. Kohl's office, Missouri Botanical Garden. CLOSE VIEW OF LINNAEUS BUST
12. Photocopy of 1906 photograph. Glass negative in Paul A. Kohl's office, Missouri Botanical Garden. BUST OF ASA GRAY AT SOUTH ENTRANCE
13. Photocopy of 1906 photograph. Glass negative in Paul A. Kohl's office, Missouri Botanical Garden. BUST OF THOMAS NUTTALL AT SOUTH ENTRANCE
14. FRONT EXTERIOR


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