Tagged By Beaux-Arts

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Kiel Opera House

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Hiding in plain sight for decades while shuttered, one would be wise to simply walk down and gaze upon this mighty edifice. It should be forgotten no longer, its clumsy wedding to the new Savvis…

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Mark Twain Hotel

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Built in 1907 by plans of Albert Groves, the Mark Twain used to be the Maryland and Baltimore hotels. It almost certainly has lost its original cornice. It contains some of the most sumptuous terracotta,…

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St. Agatha’s

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St. Agatha’s Parish is a great example of how a Roman Catholic church in St. Louis didn’t just serve the community for a couple of hours on Sunday morning. It was a campus, buzzing with…

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