St. Louis, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
2701-2703 Cherokee Street
Favorite Amusement Company
Previously working with their father, Sigmund, in the clothing retail market, the purchase and the improvements marked the Freund's first foray into the real estate business on Cherokee Street. Following the construction of 2701-03 Cherokee, the Freund's constructed several other prominent buildings in the community including the Cinderella Theater and the Casa Loma Ballroom.
The former odeon was converted to contain two separate stores. The Freunds leased the eastern portion in 1917 to Jacob Godlove who sold ladies' furnishings. The western half was occupied by William Trahanas who launched the Cinderella Candy Company in 1919. The Godlove family purchased
Erected by Cherokee Station Business Association.
Location. 38° 35.621′ N, 90° 13.675′ W. Marker is in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is on Cherokee Street west of Ohio Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2701 Cherokee Street, Saint Louis MO 63118, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 2646 Cherokee Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 2639-2641 Cherokee Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 2638-2642 Cherokee Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 3354 Iowa Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker); 2728 Cherokee Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 2730-2734 Cherokee Street (about 300 feet away); 2731 Cherokee Street (about 400 feet away); 2621-2623 Cherokee Street (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
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