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Name:  Campbell, Robert G. House
Address:  1508 Locust Street
Year:  1851
Standard Architectural Styles:  Italianate
Front facade:  Brick, common bond
Property Type Codes:  House, detached
Alterations:  Combining of the first floor double parlors into one room. Addition of the two-story bay to the front block. Addition of a third story to the rear wing, comprised of three rooms. Addition of the second floor bath. Conversion of a small porch into a morning room, complete with moldings of the latest style. Addition of "golden oak" graining to the floor and woodwork in the kitchen. Addition of the three-story, south-southwesternmost rear wing to house the administrative offices of the Campbell House Foundation. Repartitioning of the second floor of the rear wing to include a hall along the west-northwest wall, off of which all rooms open as a series of three rooms.
Designation: City Landmark, National Register of Historic Places,
Ward:  6
Neighborhood:  36
"The Robert G. Campbell House, 1508 Locust Street, St. Louis, MO, is primarily significant as the sole surviving residence of Lucas Place, a once fashionable residential neighborhood of the late 1800s. So far as is known, it is one of a few homes in the United States which has been entirely restored with its original furnishings. It was the home of Robert G. Campbell. The house is an example of a conventional, middle-class city house of its day. The furniture is representative of the best of Victorian cabinetwork." [From the nomination to the National Register of Historic Places as prepared by Nancy Breme, research associate, April, 1976.]

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