Preservation Plan for St. Louis

Table of Contents for A Preservation Plan for St. Louis, 1995 publication of the Cultural Resources Office

Table of Contents

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Part I - St. Louis Historic Contexts

Introduction
St. Louis and the American West
Transportation
Business, Commerce and Industry
The Relationship Between People and Government
Community Planning
Education
Cultural Life
The African-American Experience
Peopling St. Louis: The Immigrant Experience
Religious Life
Architecture

Part II - St. Louis Property Types

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Introduction: The French City (1764-1819)

Introduction
French Architecture
American Architecture

Period 1 - The Walking City (1820-1869)

Introduction

Rural House Forms

Vernacular Houses
German Vernacular House Types
High Style Houses

Urban House Forms

Town Houses
High Style Town Houses
Vernacular Town Houses
Other Urban Vernacular Types

Other Property Types

Religious Buildings
Government Buildings
Commercial Structures
Schools
Parks
Hospitals and Social Service Buildings

Period 2 - The Victorian City and the Street Car (1870-1900)

Introduction

Urban House Types

Detached Houses
High Style Town Houses
Vernacular Town Houses

Other Property Types

Religious Buildings
Social Clubs
Government Structures 
Commercial Structures
Schools
Transportation Structures
Utilities Structures
Parks
Industrial Buildings

Period 3: The World's Fair City and the Automobile (1904-1940)

Introduction

Residential Property Types

Residential Buildings
Vernacular Residential Buildings
Concrete House Types
Multi-Family Buildings
Public Housing

Other Property Types

Religious Buildings
Social Buildings
Government Buildings
Commercial Structures
Schools
Hospitals and Social Service Buildings
Transportation Structures
Utilities Structures
Park Structures
Industrial and Manufacturing Buildings
Warehouses
Specialized Building Types

Appendices

Glossary of Architectural Terms
Major Sources

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