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Chris Naffziger

Did you know it featured underground networks? Read more

History

Some of his creations were mistakenly credited to Widmann, Walsh and Boisselier. Read more

History

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Photography by Chris Naffziger

A list of do's and don'ts from a pro Read more

Architecture

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Photography by Carmen Troesser

The Cherokee Street shop combines the owners’ love of antiques and contemporary art. Read more

Design

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Courtesy of Missouri History Museum

According to Great Rivers, the name Chouteau no longer fits the project due to the Greenway’s orientation much further north of the actual east-west thoroughfare of the same name. Read more

News

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Photo courtesy of the Missouri History Museum

The exhibit runs through April 18, 2021. Read more

Culture

East Side of Eighth Street in the Chinatown District Between Walnut and Markets Streets, Summer 1964, Photograph by Dorrill Studio, Missouri History Museum, St. Louis, N35127 copy.jpg

Photograph by Dorrill Photographers, 1964. Missouri Historical Society Photographs and Prints Collections. SS 378. Scan © 2007, Missouri Historical Society.

Housing discrimination forced the Chinese community to live in one block of downtown, known as Hop Alley or Chinatown, surrounded by Market, 7th, Walnut, and 8th streets. Read more

History

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Courtesy of the City of St. Louis

There is not a single neighborhood that a pedestrian can walk to from downtown St. Louis without passing through one of those enemies of a healthy urban environment. Read more

Architecture

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Courtesy of Big Muddy Dance Company

On November 14 and 15, catch 'A Christmas Carol' set to an original Tchaikovsky score. Read more

Performing Arts

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Frank Lloyd Wright

Paul Hendrickson will lead a discussion of "Plagued by Fire: The Dreams and Furies of Frank Lloyd Wright" at 7 p.m. on November 12 at the St. Louis County Library Headquarters. Read more

Design

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Courtesy of the Missouri Historical Society

The tour includes a bit of Lemp history, a dowsing rods demonstration, and something rather eerie in the attic. Read more

History

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Courtesy of Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Martha Ann Edwards Fund

St. Louis has the distinction for the next three months of having one of the best 17th-century Dutch Baroque paintings assemblages on display outside the Netherlands. Read more

Visual Arts

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Courtesy of CannonDesign

After a decade in the redesigned space, the jury is in: On every level, the building works. Read more

Architecture

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Photo by Richard Moore; courtesy of the Missouri History Museum

Another St. Louis neighborhood lost to urban renewal in the 1960s Read more

Architecture

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Photo by James Ewing

With a diverse team of architects, this project could have gone terribly astray…but it didn’t. Read more

Architecture

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Courtesy of the Missouri History Museum

A look at some of the secular African-American institutions that urban renewal took away from St. Louis Read more

Architecture

St. Malachy's Being Demolished, 2900 Clark Street, 1959, Photograph by William Swekosky, Missouri History Museum, N05200.jpg

Photo by William Swekosky; courtesy of Missouri History Museum

And in many cases, their only replacement was a vacant lot. Read more

Architecture

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Lithograph by F. Welker; courtesy of the Missouri History Museum

Hecker and Boernstein stood far to the left of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. Read more

History

North up Broadway, French Market in Center with Old Sacred Heart Convent to Left, 1872, Photograph by Emil Boehl, Missouri History Museum, St. Louis, N14773.jpg

Photograph by Emil Boehl; courtesy of Missouri History Museum

Architecture

Combining new technology and capital, the firm of Adler and Sullivan revolutionized architecture in the years between two great commissions: Chicago’s 1889 Auditorium Building and St. Louis’s 1891 Wainwright Building. Read more

History