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1. Clayton Public Schools Historic District
The Clayton Public Schools Historic District is a 7-acre (2.8 ha) historic district consisting of four blocks in southeast Clayton, New Mexico, centered on 6th and Cedar Sts. Also known as Clayton Public Schools-Campus No. 1, its oldest buildings were built in 1935. It includes work designed by Willard C. Kruger and other New Mexico architects in Pueblo Revival style and built by the Works Progress Administration. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996; the listing included seven contributing buildings, four contributing structure and four other contributing sites.
2. Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum
The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum is an art museum located on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis, within the university's Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts. Founded in 1881 as the St. Louis School and Museum of Fine Arts, it was initially located in downtown St. Louis. It is the oldest art museum west of the Mississippi River. The Museum holds 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-century European and American paintings, sculptures, prints, installations, and photographs. The collection also includes some Egyptian and Greek antiquities and Old Master prints.
3. Gate, Fence and Hollow Tree Shelter Designed by Dionicio Rodriguez
The Gate, Fence and Hollow Tree Shelter Designed by Dionicio Rodriguez is a work by noted artist Dionicio Rodriguez that is located at 320 Oak St. in Clayton, New Mexico. It consists of three faux bois sculptures created in 1943. Speculator Bayliss C. Froman commissioned the sculptures on his property after seeing Rodriguez's work on a visit to San Antonio. The sculptures include a gate resembling the entrance to the San Antonio Japanese Tea Garden, an intertwining log fence, and a hollow tree with textured bark.
4. Saint Louis Art Museum
The Saint Louis Art Museum (SLAM) is one of the principal U. S. art museums, with paintings, sculptures, cultural objects, and ancient masterpieces from all corners of the world. Its three-story building stands in Forest Park in St. Louis, Missouri, where it is visited by up to a half million people every year. Admission is free through a subsidy from the cultural tax district for St. Louis City and County.
5. Apotheosis of Saint Louis
Apotheosis of St. Louis is a statue of King Louis IX of France, namesake of St. Louis, Missouri, located in front of the Saint Louis Art Museum in Forest Park. Part of the iconography of St. Louis, the statue was the principal symbol of the city between its erection in 1906 and the construction of the Gateway Arch in the mid-1960s.
6. Clayton Public Library
The Clayton Public Library, at 116 Walnut St. in Clayton, New Mexico, was built in 1939 as a New Deal construction work. It was designed by Willard C. Kruger in Pueblo Revival architecture. It is now known as the D. D. Monroe Civic Building. It has served historically as a library, as a meeting hall, and as a clubhouse.
7. Missouri History Museum
The Missouri History Museum in Forest Park, St. Louis, Missouri, showcases Missouri history. It is operated by the Missouri Historical Society, which was founded in 1866. Museum admission is free through a public subsidy by the Metropolitan Zoological Park and Museum District.
8. Union County Courthouse Historic Site
The Union County Courthouse on Court St. in Clayton, New Mexico is a historic building built in 1909. It has been described as having World's Fair Classic Style architecture. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.
9. Eklund Hotel Historic Site
The Eklund Hotel, also known as Hotel Eklund and located at 15 Main St. in Clayton, New Mexico, was built in 1892. It is an example of Early Commercial architecture. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.
10. Luna Theatre
The Luna Theater, at 2-6 Main St. in Clayton, New Mexico, is a historic theatre that was built in 1915–1916. It was opened as the Mission Theater in 1915 and was renamed to the Luna Theater in 1935.
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