Central Library -- St. Louis Public Library

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The rich history of St. Louis and it’s environs can be found in the maps collection at the St. Louis Public Library. The maps in this collection reflect the many different facets of cartography and predate its creation in 1865. You’ll find maps of exploration, topographic maps, military maps, thematic maps on a wide range of topics including geology industries, railroads and property ownership. You’ll find original 1812 and 1824 St. Louis plat maps, maps of many U.S. and international cities.

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Great quiet place, nice architecture
Reviewed By Cesar K March 2018

Great option if you want a quite place, large rooms in a nice building. Went in the evening to spare some time - it was not crowded, was impressed by the main hall, the nice area for youngsters and...

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Amazing architecture and selection of books
Reviewed By fifigee100 April 2018

Stunning building and one of the best stocked libraries I have ever seen. Wish I had more time while visiting St Louis to spend here. Well worth a visit to see the history of how it was built and...

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Beautiful!
Reviewed By Shanna M April 2017

I had a condo for during the work week on 17th & Pine. I used to drive by it each day, watching them during renovations. I finally went in after. It is so lovely. Great views in every direction...

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