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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Fantastic educational experience
Reviewed By Bldg27 October 2019

Architecture is amazing, handicapped accessible, they have private collections for private viewing by famous architects.

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Beautiful architecture
Reviewed By Adventureintravel March 2019

Very pleasant place to visit. We appreciated the architecture, history, beautiful art...and creative design. There are exhibits and helpful staff to share information about the library.

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Not like any other library I've seen
Reviewed By moharmony50 April 2019

The architecture in the main hall leaves me breathless and I have visited many times. If you have time during your visit to St. Louis, and you like beautiful buildings, take time to see it. Campbell...

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