Benton Park Slides

Accession Number: SC 19:44
Location: RB-M Photo
Dates: 1977
Size: 2 slide boxes; 0.4 cubic feet
Creator/Collector: Susan Mattison
Acquisition info: Donated to SLPL by Susan Mattison, August 2019
Accruals: No accruals expected
Custodial history: Pictures taken by Susan Mattison before being donated to SLPL
Language: English
Processed by: Melissa Miller, September 2019
Conservation notes: Slides removed from cardboard cases
Scope and Content: The collection contains color slides of the Benton Park area of St. Louis used in an academic paper.
Arrangement: Kept in original box order
Restrictions: No restrictions
Remarks: Permission required to reproduce images

Benton Park Slides
1977
2 slide boxes; 0.4 cubic feet

Box/Folder Description
1/1 Finding Aid
  1) Benton Park Neighborhood Residences/Pontiac Park/Fremont School (1977)

-Arsenal St. (looking north)

-DeMenil Mansion, front view

-DeMenil Pl., brick sidewalk and gas lamps (looking south)

-Fremont School new addition

-Fremont School (looking north)

-Fremont School yard (looking north)

-Illinois Ave. house, across from Benton Park

-Illinois Ave. residence, across from Benton Park (looking east)

-Lemp Ave. residences, across from Falstaff Brewery (looking north)

-Lynch St. (looking west)

-Pontiac Central ball field (looking east)

-Pontiac Central ball field, towards Salena St. (looking east)

-Pontiac Central details

-Pontiac Central, from Salena St. (looking south)

-Pontiac Central, towards Salena St. (looking east)

-Pontiac Central, towards Lynch St. (looking north)

-Pontiac Central, no [vegetation] (looking northwest)

-Pontiac Central, off Wisconsin Ave.

-Pontiac Central planting beds

-Pontiac Central playground

-Pontiac Central playground equipment (looking north)

-Salena St., in front of Fremont School (looking south)

-Sidney St. unique residence, across from Senate St.

-Victor St., sidewalk along Falstaff Brewery (looking east)

-Wisconsin Ave., towards Pontiac Central (looking north)

-Wisconsin Ave., from circle drive (looking south)

  2) Benton Park District/Cherokee Street/Playground (1977)

-Anheuser-Busch Brewery, from Cherokee Playground

-Carnegie Pl. drinking fountain

-Carnegie Pl. sand pit (looking east)

-Cherokee Playground

-Cherokee Playground (looking northwest)

-Cherokee Playground (looking southeast)

-Cherokee Playground, along Wyoming St.

-Cherokee Playground entrance

-Cherokee Playground, from corner of Utah St. & DeMenil Pl.

-Cherokee Playground, from corner of Wyoming St. & Lemp Ave.

-Cherokee St. (looking northeast)

-Cherokee St. (looking west) (2)

-Cherokee St. & Jefferson Ave. intersection

-Cherokee St. & Lemp Ave. commercial corner (looking south)

-Cherokee & Salena Sts. (looking west)

-Cherokee & Salena Sts. commercial corner (looking west)

-Cherokee St., at corner of Wisconsin Ave. & Cherokee St. (looking west)

-Cherokee St., from Utah St. (looking west)

-Commercial Corner

-Jefferson Ave. & Cherokee St. (looking east)

-Jefferson Ave. & Cherokee St. (looking west)

-Wisconsin Ave. & Cherokee St. (looking east)

-Wisconsin Ave., off of Cherokee St. (looking north)

  3) Benton Park District/Anheuser-Busch Brewery/I-55 (1977)  

-18th St. & Benton Park, from across I-55

-Anheuser-Busch Brewery from Cherokee Playground (2)

-Central Business District & I-55, view from Lami St. (looking northeast)

-DeMenil Mansion pavilion

-DeMenil Mansion, rear view off of Wisconsin Ave.

-DeMenil Mansion topiary work

-DeMenil Pl. brick sidewalk

-DeMenil Pl. concrete wall detail

-DeMenil Pl. Gate Detail

-I-55 (looking east)

-I-55, from Cherokee Playground

-I-55, from Utah St. & DeMenil Pl. (looking north)

-I-55, from Wyoming St.

-I-55, in front of DeMenil Pl.

-Lemp Ave. (looking north)

-Lemp Ave. sidewalk, wall, and fence detail

-Lemp Mansion, next to DeMenil Pl.

-McNair Ave.

-McNair Ave., from Arsenal St. (looking north)

-Sidney St. & Jefferson Ave. sidewalk view (looking east)

-Sidney St. railroad ties used at entrance

-South Side street view (looking north)

-Utah St. sidewalk

-Wyoming St. & Lemp Ave. stone wall detail

-Unlabeled slide

  4) Benton Park District/Streets adjacent to Falstaff Brewery (1977)  

-Alley between James & Victor Sts., needs widening (looking south)

-Courtyard behind Lami St., restored units

-Cushing St., from Falstaff Brewery parking lot (looking west)

-Falstaff Brewery, looking down Lemp Ave.

-Falstaff Brewery parking

-Falstaff Brewery parking, looking down James St. (looking east)

-Falstaff Brewery parking lot, from Salena St. (looking north)

-Falstaff Brewery plant on Lemp Ave. (looking north)

-Falstaff Brewery store yards, from Salena St. (looking north)

-Falstaff Brewery store yards, Victor St. (looking west)

-Falstaff Brewery truck entrance, from Gravois Ave.

-James St. or Cushing St. behind Falstaff Brewery (looking west)

-James St. residences, behind Falstaff parking (looking west)

-James St. sidewalk view (looking east)

-Lami St. residence (looking north)

-Lemp Ave. street view, from Falstaff Brewery (looking north)

-Roadway from Lami St.

-Roadway from Lami St. to I-55

-Salena & Victor Sts. residence, across from Falstaff Brewery (looking northwest)

-Victor St. residences (looking south) (2)

-Victor St. residences, color incoordination (looking south)

  5) Benton Park District/Lemp Brewery/St. Agnes School/Jefferson Avenue (1977)  

-Arsenal St. & Jefferson Ave.

-Arsenal St., south side (looking east)

-Benton Park, from across I-55

-Cherokee St., from Jefferson Ave. (looking east)

-DeMenil Mansion walkway (looking south)

-Jefferson & Gravois Aves. bank

-Jefferson Ave. commercial structures

-Jefferson Ave., down Sidney St. (looking east)

-Jefferson National Parking (looking east)

-Lemp Brewery/Shoe Factory

-Missouri Ave. & Crittenden St. commercial corner

-Pine Tree in front of Sidney St. residence (looking north)

-St. Agnes School on Sidney St.

-Sidney St. (looking east)

-Sidney St. commercial market

-Sidney St., from Jefferson Ave. (looking east)

-Utah St. & Jefferson Ave. (looking east)

-Vacant commercial corner

-Wyoming St. & Lemp Ave. commercial corner (2)

  6) Benton Park Residential Streetscapes (1977)  

-Arsenal St., looking down Indiana Ave. (looking north)

-Arsenal St., north side (looking east)

-Brick Alley (looking east)

-Brick Alley, off of Lemp Ave. (looking west)

-Crittenden St. (looking east)

-Incompatible [Structures], side by side

-Lemp Brewery, from DeMenil Pl. (looking southwest)

-McNair Ave., from Arsenal St.

-McNair or Missouri Ave. typical residences

-Missouri Ave. (looking north)

-Missouri Ave. sidewalk detail

-Newer residences, different types from the 1950s

-Sidney St. brick sidewalk (looking west)

-Sidney St., housing types don’t fit together (looking northwest)

-Sidney St. residential view (looking north)

-Sidney St. sidewalk view (looking west)

-Utah or Wyoming St. (looking east)

-Wisconsin Ave. & Utah St. commercial corner (looking west)

-Wisconsin Ave. residences (looking north)

-Wyoming St. residences (looking east)

-Unlabeled slides (2)

  7) Benton Park District/Arsenal Street/Wyoming Street  

-Arsenal St. (looking north)

-Arsenal St. and Benton Park

-Arsenal St., past Benton Park (looking east)

-Arsenal St., past McNair Ave. intersection (looking north)

-Illinois Ave. residence, across from Benton Park

-Senate & Salena Sts. vacant lot (looking northeast)

-Wyoming St. residences (looking south)

-Wyoming St. & Illinois Ave. residences, across from Benton Park (looking south)

-Wyoming St. & Missouri Ave. residences, across from Benton Park (looking south)

-Wyoming St. residences, near Indiana Ave. intersection (looking south)

-Wyoming St. sidewalk, east side (looking north)

  8) Benton Park Residential Streetscapes (1977)  

-Arsenal St., north side (looking east)

-Carnegie Pl. (looking south)

-Compton & Gravois Aves. area housing

-Crittenden St. (looking east)

-Crittenden St., narrowed street (looking west)

-Crittenden St., past Jefferson Ave. (looking west)

-DeMenil Pl. housing (looking west)

-Different Scale Residences (looking north)

-Indiana Ave. (looking west)

-Indiana Ave., from Arsenal St. (looking north)

-Lemp Ave. (looking north)

-Lemp Ave. residence (looking west)

-Lemp Ave. sidewalk view (looking south)

-Lemp Mansion on DeMenil Pl. (looking east)

-Missouri Ave., more contemporary structure

-Mixture of Residences

-Pestalozzi St. & Wisconsin Ave. (looking west)

-Residences across from Carnegie Pl. (looking southwest)

-Salena St. (looking south)

-Salena St. or Lemp Ave. (looking south)

-Salena St. or Lemp Ave., dwelling unit being fixed

-Salena St. Residence, across from Pontiac Central (looking east)

-Sidney St. (looking north)

-Small group of people walking towards Community Center

-Southside Street

-Utah St. sidewalk view (looking east)

-Victor St., decaying roof or residence (looking east)

-Victor St. residences

-Wisconsin Ave., towards Fremont School & Pontiac Central (looking north)

-Wyoming St. (looking east)

-Wyoming St. (looking west)

-Wyoming St. & Lemp Ave.

-Wyoming St. vacant structure (looking north)

-Unlabeled slides (3)

  9) Benton Park District/Miscellaneous Streets/Alleys (1977)  

-Alley

-Brick alley

-Congress St. (looking east)

-Congress St. houses (looking north)

-Crittenden St. alley (looking west)

-Salena & Lynch Sts. from Pontiac Central (looking northeast)

-Victor St. alley (looking south)

 

10) Benton Park District/Jefferson Avenue Adjacent Streets (1977)

-Arsenal St. (looking east)

-Arsenal St. & Missouri Ave. buildings (looking north)

-Benton Park adult sitting area (looking south)

-Benton Park, across I-55

-Carnegie Park, kids playing at sand pit

-Indiana Ave. residences (looking south)

-Jefferson Ave.

-Jefferson Ave. & Arsenal St., towards fast food joint (looking southwest)

-Jefferson & Gravois Aves.

-Jefferson Ave. traffic volume

-Lynch St., vacant lot between Salena St. & Lemp Ave. (looking north)

-Missouri or Indiana Ave. (looking west)

-Residence

-Residences, treatment

-Trucking Firm, 330-block of Wisconsin Ave., bad land use

-Typical residential sidewalk

-Utah St. & Missouri Ave. commercial corner (looking east)

-Wyoming St. & Lemp Ave. stone wall detail

  11) Benton Park/Carnegie Place (1977)  

-Benton Park, from Indiana Ave. (looking north)

-Benton Park, towards shelter playground (looking east)

-Benton Park walkway, from Jefferson Ave.

-Carnegie Pl. (looking north) (2)

-Carnegie Pl. (looking northeast) (2)

-Carnegie Pl. & Indiana Ave. sidewalk (looking north)

-Carnegie Pl. entrance, from Indiana Ave. & Utah St. (looking northeast)

-Carnegie Pl., turtle in distance (looking north)

-Indiana Ave. from Benton Park, towards Carnegie Pl. (looking south)

-Lighting around circular pond

-Sidewalk across from Carnegie Pl.

-Unlabeled slide

  12) Lemp Avenue/Cherokee Street/Wyoming Street/Arsenal Street/Benton Park (1977)  

-Alley

-Arsenal St. (looking north)

-Cherokee playground view (looking southeast)

-Cherokee St. (looking north)

-Cherokee St. bus traffic (looking west)

-Indiana Ave. & Arsenal St. building (looking north)

-Indiana Ave. & Pestalozzi St. vacant lot

-Lami St. restored residences (looking east)

-Lemp Brewery, along Cherokee playground (looking south)

-McNair Ave. residences

-Residence

-Senate St. homes, nice/typical

-Sidney St. residences (looking north)

-Sidney St. residence (looking northwest)

-Vacant lot

-Victor St. residences (looking north)

-Wyoming St. residences (looking south)

  13) Benton Park (1977)  

-Arsenal St. (looking north) (5)

-Arsenal St. building, across from Illinois Ave.

-Benton Park lagoon (looking south)

-Benton Park, west side (looking north)

-Congress St., backs of houses (looking south) (2)

-Congress St. residences and vacant lot (looking north)

-DeMenil Mansion

-DeMenil Pl. residence

-Illinois Ave. & Wyoming St. residence

-Illinois Ave. residence (looking east)

-Illinois Ave. residences, across from Benton Park

-Indiana Ave. residence, not typical (looking west)

-Lami St. brick sidewalk, in front of restored residences (looking east)

-Lami St. residence courtyard, wrought-iron and lamppost

-Lemp Ave. (looking north) (2)

-Lemp Ave. row houses (looking north)

-Lynch St. row houses, bad condition

-Missouri Ave. residences, new and inharmonious (looking northeast)

-Residence

-Row Houses in varying condition and partly repaired

-Senate St., dead end street

-Sidney St. residence (looking north)

-Sidney St. row houses (looking east)

-Sidney St., south side entrance to residence (looking east)

-Utah St. & Illinois Ave. commercial corner

-Utah & Salena Sts. (looking west)

-Wisconsin Ave. (looking north)

-Wyoming St. residences (looking southwest)

-Wyoming St. residences, across from Benton Park (looking east)

-Wyoming St. residence, across from Benton Park (looking south)

-Wyoming St. residences, across from Benton Park (looking south)

-Wyoming St. residences, across from Community Center (looking southwest)

-Unlabeled slide

  14) Benton Park District Key Views (1977)  

-Anheuser-Busch Brewery, from 18th St.

-Benton Park pond (looking southwest)

-Blighted residence

-Carnegie Pl. entrance (looking east)

-Commercial corner

-Community Center (looking southwest)

-DeMenil Mansion pavilion

-DeMenil Pl. & Utah St. structure

-Epiphany Church, McNair Ave.

-Falstaff Brewery on Lemp Ave. (looking north)

-Falstaff Brewery truck parking, Salena St. (looking north)

-Fremont School, off of Wisconsin Ave.

-Illinois Ave. residence, across from Benton Park

-Indiana Ave., house being torn down

-Jefferson Ave. boarding house, Utah St. & Jefferson Ave.

-Lami St. residence, wrought iron gate

-Lami St. restored residences (looking east)

-Lynch St. derelict buildings, across from Pontiac Central

-Lynch St. row houses, bad condition (looking north)

-Pontiac Central, across from Salena S. (looking south)

-Pontiac Central and circle drive (looking north)

-Residence

-Senate St. sidewalk (looking east)

-Sidney St. brick sidewalk (looking east)

-Sidney St. residences (looking north)

-Sidney St. residences (looking northwest)

-Sidney & Salena Sts. church (looking northwest)

-Sidney & Salena Sts. restaurant (looking west)

-Wyoming St. & Lemp Ave. commercial corner

-Wyoming St. residences and sidewalk (looking north)

  15) Lafayette Square/Soulard (1977)  

-Compton & Gravois Aves. area residences, north of Benton Park (2)

-Compton & Gravois Aves. area street

-Indiana Ave. commercial structure

-Indiana Ave. & Pestalozzi St. vacant lot

-Lafayette Park, east side (looking west)

-Lafayette Park view (looking west)

-Lafayette Park residences, east side

-Lafayette Park, east side sidewalk view (looking west)

-Lemp Ave. vacant lot (looking east)

-Missouri Ave. street view (looking north)

-Park Ave. light standards

-Park Ave. residences/mansions (2)

-Park Ave. residence

-Soulard boarded-up residence

-Soulard residences (5)

-Soulard street, commercial and residential

-Soulard vacant lot and dilapidated structures

-Utah or Wyoming St. vacant lot (looking north)

  16) Benton Park Views (1977)  

-Arsenal St. from Benton Park (looking north)

-Benton Park (looking west)

-Benton Park bridge

-Benton Park bridge (looking west)

-Benton Park from Indiana Ave. (looking north)

-Benton Park from Jefferson Ave.

-Benton Park from Missouri Ave. (looking east)

-Benton Park looking across lagoon (looking north)

-Benton Park near lagoon (looking north)

-Benton Park path around to center (looking northwest)

-Circular pond and terrain from high point (looking southwest)

-Circular pool and facility center

-Circular pool from high point (looking west)

-Community Center and view down path to Jefferson Ave. (looking north)

-Drinking fountain

-Facility building (looking east)

-Facility building from Jefferson Ave. (looking east)

-Indiana Ave. from Carnegie Pl. (looking north)

-Jefferson Ave. from open-air structure site

-Lagoon (looking southwest)

-Lagoon and rolling terrain from high point (looking northeast)

-Monument (looking north)

-Monument (looking west)

-Obelisk

-Park entrance across from McNair Ave.

-Path on southern edge (looking north)

-Path, seats, lights, trees around circular pond (looking northeast)

-Playground (looking north)

-Pond from open-air structure site (looking east)

-Seating around lagoon

-View down walk which goes around lagoon (looking northeast)

-View from open-air structure site towards building (looking east)

-Walkway across from Illinois Ave. (looking northeast)

-Walkway from Wyoming St. (looking northwest)

-Walkway into Benton Park from Wyoming St. (looking northwest)

-Wyoming St. along Benton Park (looking west)

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