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Name:    Raeder, Frederich William
Profession:  Architect
Category:  Architecture, Demographics (immigration, etc.)
Description:    Frederich Raeder was a St. Louis architect best known for designing the Christian Peper Tobacco Company building (now also called Raeder Place). A native of Coblenz, Germany, he worked on the Crystal Palace in New York before arriving in St. Louis in 1867. He was the architect for the St. Louis Board of Education in the early 1870s and was also well known as a designer of churches and residences. Some of his buildings include the following: Peabody School, Henry Ames School, Washington University Extension, Church of the Unity on Park Avenue near Layfayette Park, St John´s Episcopal Church at corner of Hickory and Dolman Sts, Episcopal Orphan home on Grand Avenue, Westminster Presbyterian Church, Peper´s Tobacco Factory at corner of Main and Morgan Sts..

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