Series Is Presented Here As 2 Variables: (1) 1900-15: Year Runs From About End Of First Full Week In April Of Given Year To About The Same Time In The Following Year; (2) 1915-44: Calendar Year. Source: City Of St. Louis, Dept. Of Public Safety, 1900-15: Annual Report Of Commissioner Of Public Buildings, 1915-35: Correspondence With Commissioner; 1936-44: Correspondence With Division Of Building And Inspection.
This NBER data series a02062a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 2 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter02.html.
NBER Indicator: a02062a
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Value of Building Permits For Additions and Alterations for St. Louis, MO-IL [A0262AUS41180A550NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/A0262AUS41180A550NNBR/, July 6, 2015.