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1.  Terrace also known as the parterre in Shaw's Garden circa 1875.

Lithograph showing the "parterre." with the Museum and Observatory in the background. A parterre is a garden consisting of an ornamental arrangement of flower beds. Today this space is occupied by the lily pools in front of the Climatron; view is the to the south. The small pine tree in the middle would eventually become the first location for the sculpture "Juno." 

2.  Palm House in the Garden.

View of the Palm House looking to the west. The Climatron sits upon this same location today. 


3.  Lily Pool west of Pergola (hardy lilies).

Lily Pool west of Pergola (hardy lilies). View of pool (presently behind Climatron) and path toward north; from John Noyes landscape design. 


4.  Climatron under construction in 1959.

Climatron under construction in 1959. 

5.  Climatron Construction

Climatron Construction. Left: probably construction foreman of North American Aviation. Right: Eugene Mackey (d. 1968) of Murphy & Mackey Architects. I.D. by Harry B. Richman in T.L.S. 1/10/89. 

6.  Climatron Construction

Construction of the Missouri Botanical Garden's Climatron was a learning experience, since a geodesic dome had never been built before. Negative available. 

7.  Climatron Construction

Climatron Construction. Scaffolding 

8.  Climatron Construction

Climatron Construction 

9.  Climatron Construction

Climatron Construction 

10.  Climatron Construction

Climatron Construction 

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