Trip to the Central Library to view "Great City, Great Architecture: The Steedman Library and St. Louis" exhibit
Do you love architecture? Join us Thursday, August 19 at 4:30 at the beautiful Central Library in St Louis to veiw the "Great City, Great Architecture: The Steedman Library and St. Louis" exhibit currently on display on the main floor. George F. Steedman was a former Secretary and Vice President of the Harvard Club of St Louis and was Harvard College class of 1892. We will receive a special exhibit overview from Executive Director at St. Louis Public Library, Waller McGuire. Following this event, please plan to join us for drinks at a nearby establishment.
Text description of the exhibit from the library:
Join us for this amazing exhibit featuring some magnificent local architecture. St. Louis offers an extraordinarily rich architectural heritage. Visitors to St. Louis are frequently amazed by its buildings. Our legacy of brick and stonework, superb craftsmanship, and attention to design have left us with stunning examples of institutional, ecclesiastical, commercial and residential buildings.
The exhibit features a life-size replica of the Wainwright Tomb at Bellefontaine Cemetery (1892), stained glass windows from the Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park (Kirkwood, Mo.), wall murals highlighting St. Louis' rich architectural history and display cases showcasing rare books from SLPL's amazing Steedman Architectural Library.