Locale and Topography

A compact older neighborhood on the near north side is the Yeatman area. It is bounded on the west by Grand Boulevard, on the east by Jefferson Avenue, and on its north and south sides by St. Louis Avenue and Delmar Boulevard respectively.

Topographically, the area is relatively high at its center, averaging about 550 feet above sea level, generally on both sides of Cass Avenue from west of Jefferson and Grand. Below that it slopes gradually downward on allsides until it reaches a level of about 520 feet on the area's perimeter.

Image - View of the Yeatman area in 1875, Compton-Dry