Edwards' annual directory to the inhabitants, institutions, incorporated companies, business, business firms, manufacturing establishments, etc., in the city of Saint Louis
An Ordinance

To Provide For And Regulate The Num-
Bering Of Houses Fronting Upon Public
Streets.

Be it ordained by the Common Council
of the City of St. Louis:

Section 1. The numbering of all houses fronting on
public streets in the City of St. Louis shall be in con-
formity to the following rules, viz; First--The odd
numbers shall apply to the north and west sides of the
streets and the even numbers shall apply to the south
and east sides of the streets. Second--On all streets
running in a northwardly and southwardly direction.
the numbering shall commence with number one at
Market street, and shall increse north and south at
the rate of one hundred numbers for each block, as
nearly as the varying series of streets, will admit of,
thus; Arsenal street, Arrowstreet, Chouteau avenue,
Market street, Franklin avenue, Cass avenue, Spring
street, Salisury street, and their continuations east
and west, shall be rectified lines of uniformity in nume
bering north and south. Third--On all street run-
ning in a westwardly direction the numbering shall
commence at the wharf, and shall increase going
westwardly at the rate of one hundred numbers for
each block, as near as the verying series of streets
will admit of, thys: The wharf, Third street, Ninth
street, Fourteenth street. Jefferson avenue, Grand
avenue, and their connections northwardly and south-
wardly, shall be rectified lines of uniformity in num-
bering westwardly. Fourth--The general rule shall
be that one hundred numbers shall represent each
block going westwardly from the wharf, and a like
number for each block north and south of Market.

sec.secretary 2. The City Engineer shall establish all house num-
bers, and shall allow one number for about twenty
feet of vacant graoud, and he shall furnish all owners
of houses with the information necessary for them in
placing their numbers on their houses, and all num-
bering shall be done strictly in conformity with the
directions of the City Engineer, who shall, when re-
quired, give a certificate of property applicable to any
house.

sec.secretary 3. All persons owning or occupying houses are here-
by required to number their houses in conformity with
the provisions of this ordinace; and any persons who
shall number or attempt to number a house otherwise
than in conformity with the provisions of this ordi-
nance shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and
upon conviction, shall be fined not less than five nor
more than fifty dollars for every offence.

sec.secretary 4. The City Engineer is hereby authorized to ad-
vertise in the usual manner for proposals and to en-
ter into contract with the lowest and best bidder for
the numbering of all houses in the city; and the
sum of two thosand dollars, or so much there of sa
may be necessary, is hereby appropriated to pay for
the same, payable out of the contingent fund.

sec.secretary 5. All ordinances and parts of ordinances, so far
as they may conflict with the provisions of this ordi-
nance, are hereby repealed.

Approved December 18, 1866.

The following is the ordinance amendatory of the above
ordinance as passed at a meeting of the City Council:

Whereas, The numbering of houses fronting upon the
public streets of the city of St. Louis has been com-
menced and prosecuted upon a uniform plan; and
Whereas, It is desirable that said numbering should be
fully completed; therefore be it ordained by the City
Council of the City of St, Louis, as follows:

Section 1. Section four of Ordinance No. 5,701 entitled,
"An ordinance to provide for and regulate the num-
bering of houses fronting on public streets," is hereby
so amended as to read as follows, vis:

sec.secretary 4. The City Engineer is hereby authorized to ad-
vertise in the usual manner for proposals and to enter
into contract with the lowest and best bidder for the
numbering of all houses in this city, and the sum of

four thousand fove hundrd dollars, or so much there-
of as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated to pay
for the sam, payble out of the contingent fund.

Accomac, from California av.avenue west to Grand av.avenue
Adams, from Pratte av.avenue west to Summit av.avenue
Adele, from Ann av.avenue south to Arsenal
Adolphe, from Poplar north to 1900 Market
Alby, from North Market south to Lucall av.avenue
Allen Avenue, from 2001 Carondelet av.avenue west to
California av.avenue
Almond, from 501 s.south Levee est to 500 a. 5th
Amelia Avenue, from Ham west to Valle av.avenue
Angelica, from n.north Levee west and south to Natural
Bridge plank road
Angelrodt, frm Levee west to 14th
Ann Avenue, from 2201 Carondelet av.avenue west to We-
nona
Anna, from s.south Levee west to 489 (old No.) Carondelet
av.avenue
Argyle Avenue, from Clark av.avenue south
Arkansas, from Lafayette av.avenue south to Potomac
Arrow, from 841 (old No.) Carondelet av.avenue west to
Ceclle
Arsenal, from s.south Levee, west to Junction Pennsylva-
nia av.avenue and Gravois road
Arsenal Road, from Grand av.avenue west beyond city
limits
Ashodown, from Lafayette av.avenue north to Vincent Cem-
etery
Ashley, from 1222 n.north Levee west to 1300 Broadway
Atlantic, from Pratte av.avenue west near Pacific
Augusta, from Broadway east to the river
Austin, from s.south 15th west to Pratte av.avenue
Autumn, from s.south 9th west to Stoddard av.avenue
Bacon, from North Market north to Grand av.avenue
Bailey, from Peck to Grand av.avenue
Bltimore, in northwestern suburbs
Banks Place, from Indiana av.avenue to Missouri av.avenue
Barker, from Grand av.avenue west
Karlow, from 919 Chouteau av.avenue north to Gratiot
Barrett, from Grand av.avenue east near Fair Ground
Barry, from s.south Levee west to Decatur
Barsaloox, from Sydney south to Lynch
Barton, from s.south Levee west to 401 (old No.), Caronde-
let av.avenue
Bass, from Wilkinson av.avenue to Carr lane
Bates, from 1401 n.north Levee west to 1400 Broadway
Beaumont, from Walnut north to Franklin av.avenue
Beckwith, from 1101 Chouteau av.avenue north to Gratiot
Bell, from Garrison av.avenue west to Grand av.avenue
Belle Glade Avenue, in northwestern snburbs
Bellefontaine Road, from Angelica north be-
yond city limits
Benton, from Levee west to 2500 n.north 16th
Bentzen, from Kossuth av.avenue south
Berkshire, from Arrow north to Geyer av.avenue
Bernard, from Pratte av. west to Summit av.avenue
Biddle, from 1201 n.north Levee west to Pratte av.avenue
Blow, from Gravois road west to Jefferson av.avenue
Bogy, from n.north Levee to 1801 Broadway
Bonhomme, from Wilkinson av.avenue to Carr lane
Boston, from Grand av.avenue west to Pratte av.avenue
Boston Avenue, from pratte av.avenue west to Alby
Branch, from 9th west to 16th
Bremen Avenue from Levee west to Kossuth av.avenue
Broadway, from 300 Morgan north to Bellefontaine
road
Brooklyn (e.east ), see Bogy
Brooklyn (w.), from 1751 Broadway west to 1800 n.north
12th
Bryan, from s.south Levee west to Carondlet av.avenue
Bryan' Avenue, from n.north St.Street Charles road nothest
to the river
Buchanan, from Levee west to 12th
Buel, from 1000 Park av.avenue south to Arsenal
Buena Vista, from Victor north to Arrow
Cabanne, from McNair av.avenue southwest to Victor
Calhoun, from Rosatti west to Linn
California, from Grand av.avenue west to Prairie av.avenue