A report on St. Louis

The home of Auguste Chouteau in St. Louis. Chouteau and Pierre Laclède founded St. Louis in 1764.
In 1780 during the American Revolutionary War, St. Louis was attacked by British forces, mostly Native American allies, in the Battle of St. Louis.
White men pose, 104 Locust Street, St. Louis, Missouri, in 1852 at Lynch's slave market.
City of St. Louis and Riverfront, 1874
South Broadway after a May 27, 1896, tornado
The Government Building at the 1904 World's Fair
View of the Arch (completed 1965) from Laclede's Landing, the remaining section of St. Louis's commercial riverfront
Wainwright Building (1891), an important early skyscraper designed by Louis Sullivan
A cluster of skyscrapers is located just west of the Gateway Arch and the Mississippi River.
Many houses in Lafayette Square are built with a blending of Greek Revival, Federal and Italianate styles.
French style houses in Lafayette Square
The Delmar Loop is a neighborhood close to Washington University, on the border of the city and St. Louis County.
Rivers in the St. Louis area
The Captains' Return statue inundated by the Mississippi River, 2010.
Tower Grove Park in spring
The Missouri Botanical Garden
Map of racial distribution in St. Louis, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people:
Pruitt–Igoe was a large housing project constructed in 1954, which became infamous for poverty, crime and segregation. It was demolished in 1972.
The Anheuser-Busch packaging plant in St. Louis
Barnes-Jewish Hospital, which is affiliated with the Washington University School of Medicine
The Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis
The St. Louis Art Museum in Forest Park
Busch Stadium in downtown St. Louis
The Enterprise Center in downtown St. Louis
The Sinquefield Cup chess tournament is hosted annually in St. Louis
Forest Park features a variety of attractions, including the St. Louis Zoo, the St. Louis Art Museum, the Missouri History Museum, and the St. Louis Science Center.
The Jewel Box, a greenhouse and event venue in Forest Park
St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones in 2017
Brookings Hall at Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis University High School was founded in 1818. Their current building pictured here was built in 1924.
The former St. Louis Post-Dispatch building in downtown St. Louis
Interstate 64 crossing the Mississippi in Downtown St. Louis
St. Louis MetroLink Red Line train leaving St. Louis Union Station
University City-Big Bend Subway Station along the Blue Line, near Washington University.
Control tower and main terminal at St. Louis Lambert
An eastbound Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis freight train passing under the Hampton Avenue viaduct.
Bus passing under the St. Louis Science Center walkway

Second-largest city in Missouri.

- St. Louis

339 related topics with Alpha


St. Louis Lambert International Airport

6 links

FAA airport diagram
Aerial view of Naval Air Station St. Louis in the mid-1940s
Terminal 1 as it originally appeared
Ozark DC-9 at Lambert
TWA L-1011 at Lambert
American MD-83 at Lambert
F-15s flying over the Air National Guard base
Terminal 1 windows boarded up after the 2011 tornado
Terminal 1 departures hall in 2017 after renovation
Interior of Concourse E
STL control tower
MetroLink station at Terminal 1
The Monocoupe 110 Special in Terminal 2

St. Louis Lambert International Airport, is the primary commercial airport serving metropolitan St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

Advertisement for the 1904 Summer Olympics and the Louisiana Purchase Exposition

1904 Summer Olympics

2 links

Advertisement for the 1904 Summer Olympics and the Louisiana Purchase Exposition
An Ainu man competing in an archery contest during "Anthropology Days"
A tug of war competition at the 1904 Summer Olympics
Francis Olympic Field, Washington University in St. Louis, 1904
Number of athletes from each country
The silver medal of the 1904 Olympics for the 800 meter run

The 1904 Summer Olympics (officially the Games of the III Olympiad and also known as St. Louis 1904) were an international multi-sport event held in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, from 29 August to 3 September 1904, as part of an extended sports program lasting from 1 July to 23 November 1904, located at what is now known as Francis Field on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis.

Saint Louis Art Museum

3 links

One of the principal U.S. art museums, with paintings, sculptures, cultural objects, and ancient masterpieces from all corners of the world.

One of the principal U.S. art museums, with paintings, sculptures, cultural objects, and ancient masterpieces from all corners of the world.

Interior of the museum as sketched in 1913 by Marguerite Martyn
Saint Louis Art Museum, 2011
East Building, the new wing designed by British architect Sir David Chipperfield
1879 Peabody and Stearns building (razed 1919)
The statue Apotheosis of St. Louis by Charles Henry Niehaus, created in 1903
Hans Holbein the Younger, Mary, Lady Guildford, 1527
Lucas Cranach the Elder, Judgment of Paris, 1530
Ambrosius Benson, Portrait of Anne Stafford, 1535
El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos), St. Paul, 1598–1600
Bartolomeo Manfredi, Apollo and Marsyas, 1616–20
Artemisia Gentileschi, Danaë, 1620
Nicolas Tournier, Banquet Scene with a Lute Player, 1625
Rembrandt van Rijn, The Windmill, 1641
Pieter Claesz, Still Life, 1643
Frans Hals, Portrait of a Woman, 1650–52
Corrado Giaquinto, The Virgin presents Saint Helena and Constantine to the Trinity, 1741–42
John Singleton Copley,Thaddeus Burr, 1758–60
Formerly attributed to Jean-Étienne Liotard, Portrait of a young woman, 18th century
Caspar David Friedrich, Sunburst in the Riesengebirge, 1835
Jean-François Millet, Madame Valmont, 1841
George Caleb Bingham, The Wood-Boat, 1850
George Caleb Bingham, The Verdict of the People, 1854–55
Albert Bierstadt, Surveyor’s Wagon in the Rockies, 1859
Édouard Manet, The Reader, 1861
Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Léonard Renoir, The Artist’s Father, 1869
Winslow Homer, The Country School, 1871
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, The Beach, Étretat, 1872
Georges Seurat, Port-en-Bessin, The Outer Harbor (Low Tide), 1888
Paul Gauguin, Madame Roulin, 1888
Vincent van Gogh, Still Life, Basket of Apples, 1897
Vincent van Gogh, Stairway at Auvers, 1890
Paul Cézanne, Bathers, 1890–92
Anders Zorn, Lucy Turner Joy, 1897
Edgar Degas, The Milliners, 1898
John Singer Sargent, Portrait of Charlotte Cram, 1900
Camille Pissarro, The Louvre, Morning, Sunlight, 1901
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Portrait of Gerti, 1911
Robert Henri, Betalo Rubino, Dramatic Dancer, 1916
Amedeo Modigliani, Elvira Resting at a Table, 1919
Claude Monet, Water Lillies, 1916–26
Claude Monet, Charing Cross Bridge, before 1926
Max Beckmann, The Dream, 1921
Max Beckmann, The Bath, 1930
Horace Pippin, Sunday Morning Breakfast, 1943
Claude Monet, Rocks at Belle-Isle, Port-Domois, 1886

Its three-story building stands in Forest Park in St. Louis, Missouri, where it is visited by up to a half million people every year.

Ste. Genevieve, Missouri

6 links



Nearby communities
Pierre Gibault
Henry Dodge
Nathaniel Pope (1784–1850),
John James Audubon
Lewis Fields Linn
Firmin René Desloge,
Lewis Vital Bogy
William Pope McArthur
Felix Rozier
Flag of New France
Flag of New Spain
15 star-15 stripe US flag
Flag of Missouri
Louis Bolduc House Museum, c. 1785
Felix Vallé State Historic Site, c. 1818
John Price "Old Brick" Building, c. 1804
Joseph Bogy House, c. 1870
Dr. Fenwick House, c. 1805
Southern Hotel, c. 1820
Jesse Robbins house, c. 1867
A German style building
A Victorian house
A small shop
The Lasource-Durand Cabin
An interesting house
A house near Gabouri Creek
An old house
A 19th-century house
Memorial Cemetery, established 1787 and Missouri's oldest
The tug Holly J
Indian trading post
Cabin c. 1936
Circa 1937
Sleeping quarters
French style barn
City's first post office

The Spanish moved the capital of Upper Louisiana from Fort de Chartres fifty miles upriver to St. Louis.

Union Station (St. Louis)

5 links

Union Station was the largest and busiest train station in the world in 1894.
Original track layout
Fanciful drawing by artist Marguerite Martyn of a newlywed couple at Union Station, with porter following and an older couple throwing rice, published August 5, 1906, in the ''St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Union Station about 1909.
Grand Hall, from a postcard mailed in 1909.
Grand Hall in 2007.
The station now serves as a hotel and shopping complex.
A Red Line MetroLink train leaves Union Station.

St. Louis Union Station is a National Historic Landmark train station in St. Louis, Missouri.

Jim Roberts was the first selected skater by the Blues in the 1967 NHL Expansion Draft. He played with the Blues from 1967 to 1972.

St. Louis Blues

8 links

Jim Roberts was the first selected skater by the Blues in the 1967 NHL Expansion Draft. He played with the Blues from 1967 to 1972.
Drafted by the Blues in 1976, Bernie Federko played with the team from 1976 to 1989. He holds the record for games played with the Blues.
"Saskatchewan's Got The Blues!" hockey puck circa 1983
The Blues acquired Brett Hull through a trade in March 1988. Playing with the team until 1998, he holds the record for goals scored with the team.
Keith Tkachuk with the Blues. During his time with the team he became the third American player to score 500 goals, and the sixth American player to reach 1,000 points.
David Backes was named the 20th team captain of the Blues, and remained as captain until 2016.
The Blues hosted the Chicago Blackhawks at Busch Stadium for the 2017 NHL Winter Classic.
Patrick Maroon with the Stanley Cup at the Blues' victory parade following the 2019 Stanley Cup Finals.
Before the 2014–15 season, the team released new home and away jerseys that were similar to those worn in the early 2000s. T. J. Oshie (left) models the blue home jersey, while Alex Pietrangelo models the white road jersey.
Introduced in October 2007, Louie the Bear is the mascot for the St. Louis Blues.
The Blues retired Bob Plager's number on February 2, 2017. He played as a defenseman with the team from 1967 to 1978.
Brett Hull is the franchise's all-time goals leader, and is second only to Bernie Federko in both points and assists.
Brian Elliott set the Blues' franchise records for shutouts, best save percentage, and lowest goals-against average in the 2011–12 season.

The St. Louis Blues are a professional ice hockey team based in St. Louis.

Peabody Energy

1 links

Peabody's North Antelope Rochelle Coal Mine, Wyoming in 2005, from ISS. A portion of Arch Coal's Black Thunder Mine Complex is visible to north (left).
The Bucyrus Erie 3850-B power shovel named "Big Hog" went to work next door to Paradise Fossil Plant for Peabody Coal Company's Sinclair surface mine in 1962. When it started work it was received with grand fanfare and was the largest shovel in the world with a bucket size of 115 yd3. After it finished work in the mid-1980s, it was buried in a pit on the mine's property.

Peabody Energy is a coal mining and energy company headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

Ralston Purina

3 links

Ralston Purina Company was a St. Louis, Missouri,–based American conglomerate with substantial holdings in animal feed, food, pet food, consumer products, and entertainment.

"Terrible Tragedy at St. Louis, Mo.", wood engraving originally published in the New York Illustrated News, 1861

Camp Jackson affair

3 links

"Terrible Tragedy at St. Louis, Mo.", wood engraving originally published in the New York Illustrated News, 1861
St. Louis Riot
Monument to Nathaniel Lyon with the arsenal in the background

The Camp Jackson affair, also known as the Camp Jackson massacre, occurred during the American Civil War on May 10, 1861, when a volunteer Union Army regiment captured a unit of secessionists at Camp Jackson, outside the city of St. Louis, in the divided slave state of Missouri.

Cahokia winter solstice sunrise over Fox Mound and the Cahokia Woodhenge ca. 1000 AD. Artist's concept.


2 links

Cahokia winter solstice sunrise over Fox Mound and the Cahokia Woodhenge ca. 1000 AD. Artist's concept.
A map showing approximate areas of various Mississippian and related cultures. Cahokia is located near the center of this map in the upper part of the Middle Mississippi area.
Artist's recreation of central Cahokia. Cahokia's east-west baseline transects the Woodhenge, Monk's Mound, and several other large mounds.
Mississippian period showing the multiple layers of mound construction, mound structures such as temples or mortuaries, ramps with log stairs, and prior structures under later layers, multiple terraces, and intrusive burials
An 1882 illustration of Monks Mound showing it with fanciful proportions
Incised sandstone tablet of a Birdman found in 1971 during excavations into the east side of Monks Mound
Mound 72
Mississippian culture repoussé copper plates
View of the reconstructed Woodhenge III and its alignment with the equinox pole and Monks Mound 0.5 mi away
Museum and Interpretive Center
A Mississippian-era priest, in the 13th century, Cahokia metropolis, holding a ceremonial flint mace and severed sacrificial head
Tamarois et Caouquias on a French map of Illinois in 1718, south of the confluence of the Illinois and Mississippi rivers (approximate modern state area highlighted) from {{lang|fr|Carte de la Louisiane et du Cours du Mississipi}} by Guillaume de L'Isle
The Rattlesnake Causeway leading from Monks Mound to Mound 66 is the city's ceremonial north-south axis.
The "Chunkey Player" statuette, made of Missouri flint clay, depicts the ancient Native American game of chunkey. The statuette is believed to have been originally crafted at or near Cahokia Mounds; it was excavated at a Mississippian site in Muskogee County, Oklahoma, revealing the reach of the trade network of this culture.
Clay statuette excavated at Cahokia site

The Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site (11 MS 2) is the site of a pre-Columbian Native American city (which existed c. undefined 1050–1350 CE ) directly across the Mississippi River from modern St. Louis, Missouri.