Grand Center

Perhaps one of the most famous surveyors to work in the St. Louis region was Julius Pitzman, whose surveying company just celebrated its 150th year in 2009. He also designed some of our best-known private streets. Read more


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Photograph courtesy of the Missouri History Museum

Grand Center in Midtown wasn’t always home to theaters, art galleries and the St. Louis Symphony. Originally, the streets around the intersection of Lindell and Grand featured row after row of stately houses, mansions, and even a private street. Read more