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Railway Exchange Building

Identification

Railway Exchange Building
Macy's Building; formerly Famous-Barr Building, May Company Building
127169

Map

Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
steel
chicago school

Usage

department store commercial office

Facts

  • The Railway Exchange Building occupies the entire block bounded by Olive and Locust Streets, from 6th to 7th Streets.
  • This building is the headquarters of May Department Stores and contains a Famous-Barr on the lower floors.
  • The Famous-Barr department store is connected by multiple skyways over Locust Street to the 600 Washington shopping complex, just to the north.
  • The Railway Exchange Building was the tallest building in St. Louis when it opened.

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More Information

Location

601-629 Olive Street
611 Olive Street
63101
U.S.A.

Technical Data

84.43 m
84.43 m
21
1914

Involved Companies

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Also recorded for this building:

construction company, owner