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.
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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.

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The Old Courthouse of St. Louis, where the court met prior to 1884, as it appears today.

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri

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The Old Courthouse of St. Louis, where the court met prior to 1884, as it appears today.
From 1884 to 1935, the court met at the U.S. Custom House and Post Office of St. Louis.
Samuel Treat was the first judge to serve Missouri's Eastern District.
Rush Hudson Limbaugh Sr. Courthouse, Southeastern Division
William H. Webster was the District Court's most recent judge to be elevated to the Eighth Circuit

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri (in case citations, E.D. Mo.) is a trial level federal district court based in St. Louis, Missouri, with jurisdiction over fifty counties in the eastern half of Missouri.

The "River des Peres" in Forest Park. This is not the actual river (which flows in a concrete pipe underneath) but rather is a waterscape created with the city's water supply

River des Peres

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The "River des Peres" in Forest Park. This is not the actual river (which flows in a concrete pipe underneath) but rather is a waterscape created with the city's water supply
Thomas P. Barnett painting Construction of the River des Peres Channel in Forest Park
The southern stretch of River des Peres as seen from Lansdowne Ave. looking east

The River des Peres (French: rivière des Pères) is a 9.3 mi metropolitan river in St. Louis, Missouri.

Washington University School of Medicine

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BJC Institute of Health on the Washington University School of Medicine campus
Barnes-Jewish Hospital, which is affiliated with the Medical School

Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM) is the medical school of Washington University in St. Louis in St. Louis, Missouri.

Spire Inc

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Spire Inc. (nyse: SR) is a public utility holding company based in St. Louis, Missouri, providing natural gas service through its regulated core utility operations while engaging in non-regulated activities that provide business opportunities.

Centene Corporation

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Centene Corporation is a publicly traded managed care company based in St. Louis, Missouri.

A monument to General Nathaniel Lyon with the St. Louis Arsenal in background

St. Louis Arsenal

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A monument to General Nathaniel Lyon with the St. Louis Arsenal in background

The St. Louis Arsenal is a large complex of federal military weapons and ammunition storage buildings operated by the United States Air Force in St. Louis, Missouri.

Globalization and World Cities Research Network

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Think tank that studies the relationships between world cities in the context of globalization.

Think tank that studies the relationships between world cities in the context of globalization.

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Three Flags Day

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Three Flags Day commemorates March 9, and 10, 1804, when Spain officially completed turning over the Louisiana colonial territory to France, who then officially turned over the same lands to the United States, in order to finalize the 1803 Louisiana Purchase.

Three Flags Day commemorates March 9, and 10, 1804, when Spain officially completed turning over the Louisiana colonial territory to France, who then officially turned over the same lands to the United States, in order to finalize the 1803 Louisiana Purchase.

The ceremony in St. Louis cleared the way for Lewis and Clark to begin their exploration.

The Wendell O. Pruitt Homes and William Igoe Apartments complex

Pruitt–Igoe

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The Wendell O. Pruitt Homes and William Igoe Apartments complex
The complex seen from the ground level.
An observer could see straight through the buildings of Pruitt–Igoe due to the large number of broken windows.
The second, widely televised demolition of a Pruitt–Igoe building on April 21, 1972.

The Wendell O. Pruitt Homes and William Igoe Apartments, known together as Pruitt–Igoe, were joint urban housing projects first occupied in 1954 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

Rocky Mountain Fur Company

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The enterprise that eventually came to be known as the Rocky Mountain Fur Company was established in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1822 by William Henry Ashley and Andrew Henry.