The St. Joseph, Missouri Convention and Visitors Bureau presents “Towers of St. Joseph: The Local Architecture of Harvey Ellis.” The exhibit will be at the Visitors Center, 502 N Woodbine, for an indeterminant amount of time. Stop in and see five two-sided panels telling the history of Harvey Ellis and his contribution to local architecture.
The exhibit highlights his designs of the German-American Bank Building and the Central Police Station, as well as the extravagant designs of the J.B. Moss, McNeely, McAlister, August, Nave, Smith and Tootle homes. In the brief amount of time Mr. Ellis was here in the late 1800’s working for Eckel and Mann, he created some of the most impressive and notable architecture in all of St. Joseph. Also, while there get more information on the driving tour of the Towers of St. Joseph based on the exhibit and other visitors information.
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