Landmarks Association of St. Louis


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 St. Louis Landmarks and Historic Districts

1.  St. Louis:  Landmarks & Historic Districts (2002) by Carolyn Hewes Toft with Lynn Josse is the foremost reference to the historic sites, buildings and districts officially designated by the City of St. Louis or the National Register of Historic Places.  Lavishly illustrated with more than 450 images (both current and historic), this award-winning guidebook (designed for armchair, auto or pedestrian touring) features special open-flat binding.  Soft cover: 288 pages.





2.  St. Louis:  Historic Churches & Synagogues (1998) by Mary M. Stiritz includes an illustrated introduction with sample floor plans and a discussion of styles followed by detailed information about 77 representative examples of the city's historic houses of worship.  A comprehensive appendix of some 350 extant buildings arranged by original denomination and date of construction is complemented by a bibliography of materials at the Saint Louis Public Library selected by Jean E. Meeh Gosebrink.  Soft cover with foldout map: 154 pages.





3.  Articulate Space:  The Architectural Heritage of St. Louis (1998).  This visually stunning hour-long video (also available as a DVD) by James E. Scott with narration by Anne Keefe was produced in collaboration with local public television KETC/Channel 9.  "The best possible argument for preserving our architectural heritage: for our sense of place and our sense of the past."  (Riverfront Times)


4.  The Way We Came:  A Century of the AIA in St. Louis (1991) by Carolyn Hewes Toft, Esley Hamilton and Mary Henderson Gass (with a sprightly introduction by former St. Louis Post-Dispatch critic George McCue) places local architects, their buildings and their profession into a fascinating political and cultural timeline.  Black & white photography and line art.  Soft cover: 164 pages.





5.  Harland Bartholomew (1990) Featuring a thoughtful essay by E. F. Porter, Jr. (former critic for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch) and an extensive bibliography by Jean Meeh Gosebrink from the St. Louis Public Library, this pamphlet chronicles the career of St. Louis' preeminent city planner whose incredible public service tenure spanned the terms of seven Mayors.  Historic photos and line art.  Soft cover: 28 pages.













7.  Laclede's Landing:  A History and Architectural Guide (1977) by Carolyn Hewes Toft and Osmund Overby. Illustrated 
with historic images plus black and white photos by Robert C. Pettus, this self-guided walking tour written just as district redevelopment was getting underway includes background about the larger St. Louis riverfront.  Soft cover with foldout map: 32 pages.





8.  Street Front Heritage (1976) by George McCue, Osmund Overby and Norbury L. Wayman.  An in-depth history and guide to the Bremen/Hyde Park Historic District with now-historic black & white photographs by Robert C. Pettus and an early land ownership map redrawn by Pat Hays Baer.  Soft cover: 34 pages.


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for payments received for special events, tours, or lectures, but not for the payment of membership dues.