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From 1867 to 1893 the Fifth District was the known as the Police Mounted Patrol and located at 2835 Market .
Photo
of
Fifth District Police Station
2332 North Tenth at North Market
Saint Louis Missouri
Photo of Fifth District Police Station North East corner Tenth and North Market Saint Louis Missouri !
Erected 1893 - photo circa 1902 - cost $17,000.00
The Fifth District at 2322-32 North Tenth at North Market from 1893 to 1938 .
The Fifth District in 1925 was bounded by Cass on the South, Bremen on the North,
Venter and Clayton on the NorthWest and the Mississippi River on the East .
This building closed as a police station operating for some 45 years as the Fifth District Police District .
Photo of Fifth District Police Station North East corner Tenth and North Market Saint Louis Missouri !
Photo
of
Fifth District Police Station
1901 Penrose at Nineteenth
Saint Louis Missouri
Photo of Fifth District Police Station 1901 Penrose at Nineteenth Saint Louis Missouri !
Erected 1938
photo circa 1947
Architect Albert Osburg
Known as the " Penrose District Police Station ".
On the first floor were the offices, the report room, the holdover cells, the detective bureau, and other offices .
In the basement was the assembly room, firing range, showers and lockers .
A garage was in the west side of the building .
This building closed as a police station operating for some 52 years as the Fifth District Police District .
Fifth district police operations were moved to the new
Central Patrol Area Command Station 919 North Jefferson
entering the 1990's .
Photo of Fifth District Police Station Holdover containing eight cells !
Photo of Fifth District Police Station Holdover containing eight cells .
Photo of Fifth District Police Station Holdover containing eight cells !
Photo of Fifth District Police Station after the police station was closed .
The front door has been modified .
The Fallout Sign on the front of the Fifth District Police Station in the above photo .
Photo of Fall Out Sign on Saint Louis Fifth District Police Stations !
Every public building was a fallout shelter .
This was during the 1960s and 1970s cold war
when the Russkies were supposedly coming to do nuclear combat toe-to-toe .
Photo of Fifth District Police Station Holdover containing eight cells !
Photo of Fifth District Police Station after the police station was closed .
The POLICE sign over the door has been block out .
Photo in 2007 of Fifth District Police Station 1901 Penrose at Nineteenth Saint Louis Missouri !
In 2007 this building is still owned by the City of Saint Louis, used by the Parking Meter Division
and has an appraised value of $270,300.00 .
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