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About Ann Wimsatt

Ann Wimsatt is a practicing Architect, and co-Founder of Cite Works Architects

The Origins of Pierre de Laclede’s Orthogonal Gridded Plan for the City of Saint Louis

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Pierre de Laclede’s de Liguest’s 1764 design for the city of Saint Louis was unusually complex, with ruler-straight streets and identical street-blocks set at exact right angles. Maps from 1780 show an orthogonal (perpendicular) urban plan, with a single central … Continue reading

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