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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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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Beautiful AND useful
Reviewed By Delphine384 March 2018

The Central Library is absolutely gorgeous - beautiful frescoes, great architecture, and interesting murals. You could spend a lot of time wandering around and looking in to all of the different...

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Cortango concert
Reviewed By NamasTeBolivia March 2018

A public library is the People's University - for ALL to use. The Central Library in downtown St. Louis is truly a magnificent treasure for this city. The free concert last night was packed and...

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