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Missouri Botanical Garden, 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 Looking North Toward Linnaean House

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View Looking South Toward Tower Grove

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View Looking North Across Pond In Japanese Garden

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Wooden Walkway Over Japanese Garden Pond, Looking North

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Cobblestone Landing At Japanese Garden Pond, Looking North

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Japanese Garden Pond, Looking Northwest

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View West Across Japanese Garden Pond

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Japanese Garden Pond, Looking West Toward Rock Garden

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Japanese Rock Garden, Looking West

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'the Tree,' Sculpture By Alexander Calder, 1966

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Close View Of Calder Sculpture, Installed Just North Of The Japanese Garden In 1981

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Photocopy Of Map

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Photocopy Of Illustration In St

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Photocopy Of Plan

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Photocopy Of Circa 1895 Stereograph

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Photocopy Of Circa 1895 Stereograph

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Photocopy Of Circa 1895 Stereograph

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Photocopy Of Circa 1900 Photograph

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Photocopy Of October 18, 1903 Photograph By Frank Trelease

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Photocopy Of Plan

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Photocopy Of Index

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Photocopy Of April 30, 1904 Photograph

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Photocopy Of Plan

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Photocopy Of 1906 Photograph

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Photocopy Of Plan

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Photocopy Of August 1918 Photograph

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Photocopy Of August 25, 1921 Photograph By Paul A

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Photocopy Of August 25, 1921 Photograph By Paul A, Kohl

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Photocopy Of 1921 Photograph

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Photocopy Of Map

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Photocopy Of Map


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Location
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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MO-1135
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-148).
Building/structure dates: 1855 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1863 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1868 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1873 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1878 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1891 subsequent work
National Register Number: 71001065
Significance: The site of important botanical research since its inception, the Garden was one of the first institutions in the country for horticultural display and education. Just ten years after it was founded by Henry Shaw in 1858, it was considered to rival the finest such European institutions.

Subjects
Fraternal Organizations
Recreation
Office Buildings


Related Names
Calder, Alexander
Shaw, Henry
Peck, Charles H.
Barnett, George Ingram
Olmsted, Frederick Law
Olmsted, John Charles
Hamm, Carolyn, Historian
Ackerman, Patrick, Delineator
Fauber, Suzanne, Delineator
Macht, Carol, Delineator
Dessauer, Peter, Historian
Roberts, Lennard A., Delineator
Temmink, John R., Delineator
Torpy, Theodore S., Delineator
Dolinsky, Paul D., Delineator


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW LOOKING NORTH TOWARD LINNAEAN HOUSE
2. VIEW LOOKING SOUTH TOWARD TOWER GROVE
3. VIEW LOOKING NORTH ACROSS POND IN JAPANESE GARDEN
4. WOODEN WALKWAY OVER JAPANESE GARDEN POND, LOOKING NORTH
5. COBBLESTONE LANDING AT JAPANESE GARDEN POND, LOOKING NORTH
6. JAPANESE GARDEN POND, LOOKING NORTHWEST
7. VIEW WEST ACROSS JAPANESE GARDEN POND
8. JAPANESE GARDEN POND, LOOKING WEST TOWARD ROCK GARDEN
9. JAPANESE ROCK GARDEN, LOOKING WEST
10. 'THE TREE,' SCULPTURE BY ALEXANDER CALDER, 1966
11. CLOSE VIEW OF CALDER SCULPTURE, INSTALLED JUST NORTH OF THE JAPANESE GARDEN IN 1981
12. Photocopy of map. Original in library of Lehmann Building, Missouri Botanical Garden. DETAIL OF MAP DRAWN AND ENGRAVED BY FRANCIS TUNICA IN 1865
13. Photocopy of illustration in St. Louis Illustrated, 1876. Original in library of Lehmann Building, Missouri Botanical Garden. 'SHAW'S GARDEN,' BIRD'S EYE VIEW FROM THE SOUTH
14. Photocopy of plan. Original in library of Lehmann Building, Missouri Botanical Garden 1893 PLAN OF GARDEN, SHOWING HENRY SHAW TOWN HOUSE REERECTED (BUILDING V.)
15. Photocopy of circa 1895 stereograph. Original in Fuhrman Collection, Scottish Rite Library, St. Louis, Missouri. VIEW OF 1873 CASINO BY EUGENE L. GREENLEAF AT MAGNOLIA AND TOWER GROVE AVENUES FROM THE SOUTHWEST (DEMOLISHED)
16. Photocopy of circa 1895 stereograph. Original in Fuhrman Collection, Scottish Rite Library, St. Louis, Missouri VIEW OF 1868 PALM HOUSE IN CENTRAL GARDEN (DEMOLISHED)
17. Photocopy of circa 1895 stereograph. Original in Fuhrman Collection, Scottish Rite Library, St. Louis, Missouri. VIEW OF 1863 CENTRAL PAVILION BY GEORGE I. BARNETT (DEMOLISHED)
18. Photocopy of circa 1900 photograph. Original in Collection, Scottish Rite Library, St. Louis, Missouri. EAST GATE, 1858, BY GEORGE I. BARNETT (DEMOLISHED)
19. Photocopy of October 18, 1903 photograph by Frank Trelease. Glass Negative Box IX, Tower Grove, Missouri Botanical Garden. LOOKING SOUTH FROM GREENHOUSES
20. Photocopy of plan. Published in Missouri Botanical Garden. 1904 PLAN OF GARDEN
21. Photocopy of index. Published in Missouri Botanical Garden. INDEX TO 1904 PLAN OF GARDEN
22. Photocopy of April 30, 1904 photograph. Glass Negative Box IX, Tower Grove, Missouri Botanical Garden. 'TULIPS IN THE MAIN GARDEN' VIEW LOOKING NORTHEAST FROM CENTRAL GARDEN
23. Photocopy of plan. Original in library of Lehmann Building, Missouri Botanical Garden. GENERAL PLAN OF 1905 BY OLMSTED BROTHERS, BROOKLINE, MASS., SHOWING NORTH AMERICAN TRACT AND PROPOSED HENRY SHAW TOWN HOUSE
24. Photocopy of 1906 photograph. Original in library of Lehmann Building, Missouri Botanical Garden. VIEW FROM THE SOUTH OVER 'TUPEES POND' OF THE OLMSTED'S NORTH AMERICAN TRACT
25. Photocopy of plan. Original in library of Lehmann Building, Missouri Botanical Garden. 1917 PLAN OF GARDEN BY JOHN NOYES
26. Photocopy of August 1918 photograph. Glass Negative Box IX, Tower Grove, Missouri Botanical Garden. ITALIAN GARDEN, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
27. Photocopy of August 25, 1921 photograph by Paul A. Kohl. Glass Negative Box IX, Tower Grove, Missouri Botanical Garden. ITALIAN GARDEN BY JOHN NOYES, LOOKING WEST
28. Photocopy of August 25, 1921 photograph by Paul A, Kohl. Glass Negative Box IX, Tower Grove, Missouri Botanical Garden. ITALIAN GARDEN AND FLORAL DISPLAY HOUSE, LOOKING NORTH
29. Photocopy of 1921 photograph. Glass Negative Box IX, Tower Grove, Missouri Botanical Garden. ITALIAN GARDEN AND NEW PALM HOUSE (DEMOLISHED), LOOKING NORTHEAST
30. Photocopy of map. Insert, p. 138, Master Plan Report, 1960, Vol. II. Layton, Layton and Rohrbach, General Planning and Resource Consultants. 1960 MASTER PLAN, SHOWING PROPOSED LOCATION OF LINNAEAN HOUSE
31. Photocopy of map. Insert from Master Plan Notes Prepared by Environmental Planning and Design, Pittsburgh, Pa. Original at Missouri Botanical Garden. 1972 MASTER PLAN 32. 'THE TREE,' SCULPTURE BY ALEXANDER CALDER, 1966


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