St. Louis Garden District

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Overview
Found near the famed Missouri Botanical Garden, also known as Shaw's Garden, the Garden District of St. Louis encompasses the present-day environs of Compton Hill, Oak Hill, Compton Heights, Compton Hill Reservoir Square, Tower Grove East, Tower Grove Heights, and the Shaw neighborhood. Henry Shaw was one of St. Louis' most prominent landowners in the mid-nineteenth century and is directly responsible for the Botanical Garden and Tower Grove Park. These, along with his other contributions, helped the Garden District flourish, and it continues to attract visitors year in and year out. The images in this book will take you on a tour of the beauty and history of the St. Louis Garden District.
Details
ISBN: 9780738532592
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Date:
State: Missouri
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Author
Authors Albert Montesi and Richard Deposki have written several books on St. Louis for Arcadia's Images of America series. Their titles include Downtown St. Louis, St. Louis Union Station, Soulard, Central West End, and most recently, Historic North St. Louis.