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Buildings on Third Street (Memorial Drive) south of Chestnut Street shortly before demolition for the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Project, 1 March 1940.

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Identifier: N40493

Title: Buildings on Third Street (Memorial Drive) south of Chestnut Street shortly before demolition for the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Project, 1 March 1940.

Description: Buildings on Third Street (Memorial Drive) south of Chestnut Street shortly before demolition for the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Project. 1 March 1940. At one time Third Street was the westernmost street in the settlement of St. Louis. The buildings pictured were torn down to make way for Interstate 70 and the grounds of the Gateway Arch.

Rights: UND

Place: United States
Missouri
St Louis

Dates: 1940-03-01

Type(s): Photograph
Image

Maker/Creator: Richard Moore

Subjects: Richard Moore
horizontal
black and white
outdoors
Downtown (Saint Louis, MO)
Third Street
Memorial Drive
Chestnut Street
Merchants Exchange Building (St. Louis)
Demolition
Shapleigh Hardware Company
Shield 'Old 91' Whiskey sign
spiral fire escape
Jefferson National Expansion Memorial clearance
Arch Grounds
workers
Commercial buildings
Land and Land Use
St. Louis Street Scenes

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