St. Louis Weatherman’s House Burglarized

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     On December 3, 1900, St. Louis meteorologist Dr. R. J. Hyatt studied the latest data about a snowstorm threatening St. Louis for the following afternoon.  While Dr. Hyatt attempted to refine his forecast, his wife called with news their house at 6015 Suburban Avenue had been burglarized.  Dr. Hyatt quickly left his office to rush home.    

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Building Survives in St. Louis’ Hyde Park

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     On January 20, 1904, George J. Wanstrath, the President of the St. Louis Real Estate Company, sold a couple of two-family flats and the former Schwartz home to a publishing collector named William Westendorf.  Westendorf was purchasing the property as an investment.  The two flats were at 3724 and 3726 N. Florissant Avenue (plain Florissant Avenue at the time). 

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