The United States Department of the Interior has formally recognized two different segments of the Southwest Garden Neighborhood on their National Register of Historic Places. These are PDF documents of the designations and contain many photos of the neighborhood as well as an inventory of the structures.
- Reber Place Historic District – January 20, 2012 – The area roughly bounded by Arsenal Street, Kingshighway Boulevard, Southwest Avenue, and the Alley East of Hereford Street. (PDF – 6.7MB)
- Shaw’s Garden Historic District – February 22, 2012 – The area roughly bounded by DeTonty Avenue, Tower Grove Avenue, Shaw Avenue, Alfred Avenue, Magnolia Avenue, Kingshighway Boulevard, and Vandeventer Avenue. (PDF – 55.4MB)
The following survey was prepared in advance of the national designation and provides a lot of detail on the structures in the neighborhood.