Charles Smith Scott Memorial Observatory, also known as Park College Observatory, is a historic observatory located on the campus of Park University at Parkville, Platte County, Missouri. It was built in 1896, and is a variation of the "T"-plan observatory building style constructed of ashlar limestone blocks. It features an octagonal two-story domed tower.: 5
Charles Smith Scott Memorial Observatory
|Location||8700 River Park Dr., Parkville, Missouri|
|Coordinates||39°11′24″N 94°40′45″W / 39.19000°N 94.67917°WCoordinates: 39°11′24″N 94°40′45″W / 39.19000°N 94.67917°W|
|Area||4.1 acres (1.7 ha)|
|Architect||Mattoon, A.M.; Breen, Charles Patrick|
|Architectural style||Modified T Plan Observatory|
|NRHP reference No.||92000625|
|Added to NRHP||May 29, 1992|
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992. The observatory burned down in 1999 and was subsequently razed.
- ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
- ^ Sarah F. Schwenk (December 1991). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Charles Smith Scott Memorial Observatory" (PDF). Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved 2017-02-01. (includes 6 photographs from 1991)
- ^ "Park University readies for 'Fright Night'".