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Mark Twain Apartments, Lindell Towers East

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Preston Bradshaw continued his march west with another residential hotel for Pleitsch and Price, constructing what was originally known as the Mark Twain Apartments in 1926. Perhaps the most interesting feature is the dramatic arched, circular cornice over the front door, certainly an oddity in St. Louis.

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But the top then looks more Gothic with its peaked roof line, and yet has some eclectic detailing around the top stories.

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Compared to the more reserved rooflines of its neighbors, the building certainly cuts a unique profile in Midtown.

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