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The Steins Row in Carondelet is one of the oldest surviving …

The Steins Row in Carondelet is one of the oldest surviving structures in the ci…

The Steins Row in Carondelet is one of the oldest surviving structures in the city of St. Louis. Built in 1830 out of quarried limestone from the surrounding area, this structure was built by early German settlers who began to immigrate to St. Louis and Carondelet around this time. Similar in construction to the earlier French stone houses, these structures were mostly built between 1830 and 1850. The word Stein means stone in German, so the name in English would translate to “Stone Row”. Until

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