The St. Louis Schools of William B. Ittner

In 1897, a man named William B. Ittner became the¬†Commissioner of School Buildings for the Board of Education in St. Louis. ¬†It was a new position, created to oversee an ambitious plan to design and build scores of new public schools in St. Louis city.¬†Before this, school buildings in St. Louis were vastly unappealing structures….