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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Amazing architecture and just a great place to visit
Reviewed By 62Vetteman September 2018

A wonderful building with lot's of history and top notch facility. The building is amazing, the books are great and the opportunity and options to read, play games, eat and just hang out are...

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AMAZING ARCHITECTURE
Reviewed By Robert E October 2017

What an amazing renovation this historical property has undergone over the past few years. Whether you are book worn or not you need to visit and take in the incredible architecture!

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Great tour
Reviewed By jkfinl August 2018

Very good tour, the tour was about 45 minutes. Gave lots of historic insight. Worth a couple of hours to look around. We went on a Saturday morning, there was plenty of metered parking available...

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