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Missouri Botanical Garden, Henry Shaw Townhouse, 2345 Tower Grove Avenue, Saint Louis, St. Louis City County, MO



See 29 maps of this location


B&W Photos

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View From Northeast

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View From Northwest

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Stairway Detail

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Mantel In Northeast Room, First Floor

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Mantel In Southeast Room, Original House, First Floor

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Mantel In Southeast Room Of Original House, Second Floor

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Mantel In Northeast Room, Second Floor

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East Front

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North Flank And (west) Rear With Rear Of Administration Building, Looking Southeast Across Garden From Tower Grove South Porch

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North Balconies

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Rear With Part Of West Wall Of Administration Building

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Main Stairs, Looking Southwest

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Newel Post Of Main Stairs

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Balusters Of Main Stairs

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Mantelpiece In North Room, First Floor

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Southeast Room, First Floor, Looking Northeast

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Mantelpiece In Southeast Room, First Floor

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Mantelpiece In Southeast Room, Second Floor

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North Room, Second Floor, Looking Northeast

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Mantelpiece In North Room, Second Floor

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Photocopy Of Pre-1891 Photograph

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Photocopy Of Pre-1891 Photograph

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Photocopy Of 1902 Photograph

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Photocopy Of 1904 Photograph

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Photocopy Of Post-1902 Photograph

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General View

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Front Facade

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Front Facade

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Detail Of Plaque At Entrance

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Interior, Office

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Interior, Detail Of Mantel


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Location
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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MO-1135-A
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (144; FN-144).
Building/structure dates: 1850 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1891
National Register Number: 71001065
Significance: Representative of the Renaissance Tevival style popular in mid-19th century St. Louis, the structure was the town residence of Henry Shaw, founder of the Missouri Botanical Garden.

Subjects
Houses
Botanical Gardens


Related Names
Barnett & Peck


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW FROM NORTHEAST
2. VIEW FROM NORTHWEST
3. STAIRWAY DETAIL
4. MANTEL IN NORTHEAST ROOM, FIRST FLOOR
5. MANTEL IN SOUTHEAST ROOM, ORIGINAL HOUSE, FIRST FLOOR
6. MANTEL IN SOUTHEAST ROOM OF ORIGINAL HOUSE, SECOND FLOOR
7. MANTEL IN NORTHEAST ROOM, SECOND FLOOR
8. EAST FRONT
9. NORTH FLANK AND (WEST) REAR WITH REAR OF ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, LOOKING SOUTHEAST ACROSS GARDEN FROM TOWER GROVE SOUTH PORCH
10. NORTH BALCONIES
11. REAR WITH PART OF WEST WALL OF ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
12. MAIN STAIRS, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
13. NEWEL POST OF MAIN STAIRS
14. BALUSTERS OF MAIN STAIRS
15. MANTELPIECE IN NORTH ROOM, FIRST FLOOR
16. SOUTHEAST ROOM, FIRST FLOOR, LOOKING NORTHEAST
17. MANTELPIECE IN SOUTHEAST ROOM, FIRST FLOOR
18. MANTELPIECE IN SOUTHEAST ROOM, SECOND FLOOR
19. NORTH ROOM, SECOND FLOOR, LOOKING NORTHEAST
20. MANTELPIECE IN NORTH ROOM, SECOND FLOOR
21. Photocopy of pre-1891 photograph. Original in library of Lehmann Building, Missouri Botanical Garden. EAST AND NORTH WALLS OF HOUSE ON ORIGINAL SITE AT SEVENTH AND LOCUST STREETS
22. Photocopy of pre-1891 photograph. Original in library of Lehmann Building, Missouri Botanical Garden. HOUSE ON ORIGINAL SITE, SHOWING SOUTH WING STUCCOED
23. Photocopy of 1902 photograph. Original in library of Lehmann Building, Missouri Botanical Garden. VIEW FROM SOUTHEAST ON PRESENT TIME
24. Photocopy of 1904 photograph. Original in library of Lehmann Building, Missouri Botanical Garden. VIEW FROM SOUTHEAST
25. Photocopy of post-1902 photograph. Original in library of Lehmann Building, Missouri BOtanical Garden. NORTHEAST ROOM, FIRST FLOOR
26. GENERAL VIEW
27. FRONT FACADE
28. FRONT FACADE
29. DETAIL OF PLAQUE AT ENTRANCE
30. INTERIOR, OFFICE
31. INTERIOR, DETAIL OF MANTEL


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