A City Plan for Saint Louis

A City Plan for Saint Louis

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ... the Kingshighway Commission, are practically completed. In this report only a summary of that able and exhaustive plan need be given. This will be in the form of an outline of the boulevard as it is actually planned by the Street Department. Kingshighway will begin at the foot of Caldwell Street, just south of the former residence of the late Charles P. Choutcan, now known as the Altenheim, and encircle the city by way of the Kingshighway three large parks to the Chain of Rocks on the north. Southeast. At the foot of 'ald well Street six acres, or three blocks of ground having a frontage of about 1,000 feet on the river bluff, will be purchased. This will furnish a pleasant recreation area overlooking the broad Mississippi, and will command a magnificent view up and down the river. From this bluff park the course of the boulevard will lead across 1.roadway on a viaduct westwardly along Caldwell Street, widened to 130 feet, to Grand Avenue; thence south along Grand Avenue to Carondelet Park. Grand Avenue is to be widened to ll'O feet. Kansas Avenue, the northern boundary of Carondclet Park and the route of the boulevard west, is to be widened to 100 feet, and a building line of fifteen feet is established. At the northwest corner of Carondelet Park is a strip of thirty acres, containing a beautiful natural lake. This strip will be purchased and made a part of Carondelet Park. From Carondelet Park the boulevard will follow Kansas Avenue along the entire north line of the park and west to Carlsbad Avenue; from this point it will extend northwestwardly across Gravois Road at Schoenlau's Grove to Kingshighway just south of Southampton; from Carlsbad Avenue to Kingshighway the boulevard will follow a deep-wooded valley. Twelve acres of land skirting...show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123652604X
  • 9781236526045