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Edwards Whitaker Mansion - Portland and Westmoreland Places - St. Louis, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 38° 38.748 W 090° 16.016
15S E 737856 N 4281016
Quick Description: Historic mansion in the Portland and Westmoreland Places Historic District in the Central West End area of St. Louis.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 12/24/2008 3:54:59 PM
Waymark Code: WM5DVR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 4

Long Description:
The Edwards Whitaker mansion at 13 Westmoreland Place was built in 1903. The Neo-Classical styled mansion was designed by architect James P. Jamieson. The mansion was built for Edwards Whitaker who was the president of Boatman's Bank, the oldest and largest bank in St. Louis at the time. He was involved stocks and bonds as an early associate in the company which would become A.G. Edwards brokerage company which was founded by General A.G. Edwards, who Whitaker had worked with after serving in the Civil War. Later in his life he also became involved in the railroad industry.
Name of Historic District (as listed on the NRHP): Portland and Westmoreland Places

Link to page with the Historic District: [Web Link]

13 Westmoreland Place St. Louis, Missouri

How did you determine the building to be a contributing structure?: Narrative found on the internet (Link provided below)

Optional link to narrative or database: [Web Link]

NRHP Historic District Waymark (Optional): Not listed

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