Forest Park, St. Louis, MO Photos

Forest Park west of downtown St. Louis was opened in 1876 and was further developed for the Louisiana Purchase Exposition of 1904. Today it is the site of attractions like the St. Louis Zoo, St. Louis Science Center, Missouri History Museum, Saint Louis Art Museum, The Jewel Box, as well as lakes & gardens.

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James S. McDonnell Planetarium uses a hyperboloid structure at St. Louis Science Center. St. Louis, MO.James S. McDonnell Planetarium at St. Louis Science Center in Forest Park. St. Louis, MO.Jewel Box in Forest Park. St. Louis, MO.Jewel Box in Forest Park over floral pond. St. Louis, MO.
James S. McDonnell Planetarium (1963) uses a hyperboloid structure at St. Louis Science Center. St. Louis, MO. Architect: Gyo Obata.James S. McDonnell Planetarium at St. Louis Science Center in Forest Park. St. Louis, MO.Jewel Box (aka St. Louis Floral Conservatory / City of St. Louis Floral Display House) (1936) in Forest Park. St. Louis, MO. Style: Art Deco. Architect: William C.E. Becker.Jewel Box in Forest Park over floral pond. St. Louis, MO.
St. Francis statue outside Jewel Box in Forest Park. St. Louis, MO.Landscaped pool from St. Louis World's Fair downhill from Art Museum. St. Louis, MO.Apotheosis of St. Louis bronze sculpture of mounted King Louis IX of France at Saint Louis Art Museum, after original plaster model by Charles Niehaus displayed at entrance to 1904 World's Fair. St. Louis, MO.King Louis IX of France statue & facade of Saint Louis Art Museum. St. Louis, MO.
St. Francis statue outside Jewel Box in Forest Park. St. Louis, MO.Landscaped pool from St. Louis World's Fair downhill from Art Museum. St. Louis, MO.Apotheosis of St. Louis bronze sculpture (1906) of mounted King Louis IX of France at Saint Louis Art Museum, after original plaster model by Charles Niehaus displayed at entrance to 1904 World's Fair. St. Louis, MO.King Louis IX of France statue & facade of Saint Louis Art Museum. St. Louis, MO.
Facade of Saint Louis Art Museum with row of allegorical statues. St. Louis, MO.Emerson Electric Center of Missouri History Museum. St Louis, MO.Entrance of Emerson Electric Center of Missouri History Museum. St. Louis, MO.Clock Tower in Forest Park. St Louis, MO.
Facade of Saint Louis Art Museum with row of allegorical statues. St. Louis, MO.Emerson Electric Center (2000) of Missouri History Museum. St Louis, MO. Architect: Hellmuth, Obata + Kassabaum, Inc.. Entrance of Emerson Electric Center (2000) of Missouri History Museum. St. Louis, MO.Clock Tower in Forest Park. St Louis, MO.
Statue of Thomas Jefferson by Karl Bitter in arched hall of Missouri History Museum. St Louis, MO.St. Louis Zoo North Entrance structure. St Louis, MO.Sculpted chameleon face on St. Louis Zoo North Entrance structure. St Louis, MO.Sculpted giant squid at St. Louis Zoo. St Louis, MO.
Statue of Thomas Jefferson (1913) by Karl Bitter in arched hall of Missouri History Museum. St Louis, MO.St. Louis Zoo North Entrance structure. St Louis, MO. Sculpted chameleon face on St. Louis Zoo North Entrance structure. St Louis, MO.Sculpted giant squid at St. Louis Zoo. St Louis, MO.

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