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City of St. Louis Mid-Century Modern Architecture Survey - 40 buildings

City of St. Louis Mid-Century Modern Architecture Survey - 40 buildings

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Date: 1961Architect: Russell, Mullgardt, Schwarz & Van HoefenBuilding Type: Institutional/OrganizationLocation: 4359 Lindell Boulevard
The Engineer’s Club of St Louis was designed by Russell,Mullgardt, Schwarz, and Van Hoefen. It has a double-height triangular portion to the west, joined to a rectan-gular one-story volume ending in a zigzag eastern wall.The building has brick and slate cladding with steel ac-cents. The building includes a 400-seat auditorium andexterior roof-mounted sundial. The buildings significanceis primarily architectural, showcasing this highly regard-ed and prolific St Louis firms expressionistic design for agroup that would appreciate its interesting design fea-tures. Some of these include the triangular pilasters andangled walls picking up on the triangular footprint of thetaller volume, and the roof’s unique angled shape.
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Date: 1962Architect: W.A. SarmientoBuilding Type: OtherLocation: 4445-67 Lindell Boulevard
The Chancery of the Archdiocese of St. Louis building isround in plan, with a domed roof and modeled two-storyconcrete supports in front of a plate glass two-story wall.The building, designed by the Bank Building and EquipmentCorporation of America (W. A. Sarmiento) has a steel struc-ture with concrete foundations faced with coursed stone.The projecting roof is supported by columns which curvein to attach at the concrete band between the two lev-els. The main entry features double height windows, andthe central skylight has striking concrete tracery.” Stylisti-cally, the building exhibits a space age” expressionisticinfluence seen in the playful column shapes and decora-tive screen of metal banding.
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Date: 1960Architect: A.F. & Arthur StauderBuilding Type: Institutional/OrganizationLocation: 1801-27 Lucas Avenue
The St. Nicholas Parish Center, by A.F. & Arthur Stauder, isa U-shaped single-story building with double-height and2-story sections and a square tower. The footprint encom-passes a church, school, and gym or auditorium, all wrap-ping around a central parking lot. Both double-heightportions, one at each end of Lucas Ave, feature a wavedroof with overhanging eaves, clerestory windows, slit win-dows, and brick cladding. St. Nicholas is architecturallysignificant as one of the works of a prolific and highly-regarded local firm specializing in religious architecture.The design illustrates an arrangement of low, horizontalvolumes punctuated by the tower and the primary wor-ship hall, both with distinctive roof shapes.
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