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Name:  Turner Building
Year:  1882
Date of Demolition:  Unknown
Architectural Firm/Architect:  Robert Peabody and John S
Standard Architectural Styles:  Romanesque Revival
Front facade:  Brick, common bond
Property Type Codes:  Commercial building, Central Business District masonry
Ward:  7
Neighborhood:  35
The Turner Building was the first fire-proof office building in the City. At seven stories tall, the brick building used Kibby brownstone, had inset windows and four-story piers which terminated at a gabled roof flanked by finials. The street level was adorned with decorative terra cotta. The Turner Building was the first new office building to be erected around the new Post Office & Custom House [132, 134-135].

Peabody, Robert Swain
Peabody & Stearn,

Architectural Heritage of St. Louis, 1803-1891



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