Central Library -- St. Louis Public Library
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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We frequently go here for the architectural lectures. The library itself is simply gorgeous. This is a masterpiece not to b missedFull Review
What a stunning building. Our family was walking past while headed to a ball game when we decided to go inside. We were greeted by King, a docent, and offered a condensed tour. The history and...Full Review
I never thought a library would be a destination just to look at..... love them for books - but never visited one just to see the structure. This one is worth stopping in just to see the...Full Review