Shaughnessy collaborated with the nationally-known architectural firm of Barnett, Haynes & Barnett to deliver the intended result. This was crucial for Shaughnessy as many cities across the country were experiencing major destructive fires due to little to no building codes and flammable materials.
The building housed automobile parts and was popular due to its design and ability to store industrial parts in a safe and secure environment. The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.
Residents can walk three blocks south to the new St. Louis City Soccer Club set to open for their first game in the Spring of 2023. In addition, the building is a short three minute drive to the home of the new NGA West Headquarters set to start moving employees in during 2023/2024.
Written by Gregg Sharpe
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2207 Washington Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63103
YEAR BUILT: 1903
HEIGHT: 72 ft