Architect: Mauran, Russell, & Crowell
Status: occupied and in use by Southwest Bell.
This is St. Louis's best example of a building stepped back at its upper heights to avoid throwing shadows on the surrounding streets.
This sort of massing was modeled after a 1917 New York zoning ordinance.
|A cool view from 12th street (Tucker) before the civil courts building was built|
|an old post card|
|The picture view of the post card|