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Renumbering in St. Louis?

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Renumbering in St. Louis?

Posted: 31 Aug 2013 7:41PM GMT
Classification: Query
Does anyone on this list know if St. Louis undertook one or more renumberings of its houses and buildings throughout its history? I know several cities have done that over the year. A house in Rochester NY, for example, could have had one number in 1870 (e.g., 82 Monroe Avenue), another in 1892 (234 Monroe Avenue), and still another in 1912 (476 Monroe Avenue), as the city expanded.

Did St. Louis ever have a renumbering like that? If so, when? Was it universal throughout the city or limited to certain neighborhoods?

The reason I am asking is a family I am researching is living at 4314 Kennerly Avenue in St. Louis in the 1900 US census. That is almost exactly across the street from where Kennerly Temple Church of God of Christ (which is today located at 4307 Kennerly Avenue). I am trying to determine if that would have been the case in 1900.

Thanks for whatever insight you can provide.

Chris Brennan
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