St. Louis, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Whereas, in honor of over 40 years of the Hispanic/Latino cultural economic contributions to the revitalization of Cherokee Street and the surrounding neighborhoods; and
Whereas, Cherokee Street is home to the largest concentration of Hispanic/Latino owned and operated bakeries, restaurants, shops and groceries in St. Louis City; and
Whereas, Cherokee Street is one of the most proudly diverse business districts in the City of St. Louis and a pillar of the revival of South City; and
Now therefore be it resolved by the Board of Aldermen of the City of St. Louis, on behalf of the entire citizenry of the City of St. Louis, we hereby pause in our deliberations to celebrate and commemorate the contributions of all residents and business owners of Hispanic/Latino descent and recognize the importance of promoting and preserving that heritage through and honorary designation of Cherokee Street as, "Calle Cherokee."
[Reverse side in Spanish:]
En cuano a que: en honor de los más de 40 años de contribuciones económicas y culturales
En cuanto que: Cherokee Street es hogar a la concentración más grande de panaderías, restaurantes, tiendas y mercados de dueños hispanicos/latinos; y
En cuanto a que: Cherokee Street es uno de los distritos de negocios más orgullosamente diversos en la Ciudad de St. Louis, y un pilar del renacimiento del sure de St. Louis; y
En cuanto a que: Para celebrar y conmemorar las contribuicones de todos los residentes y negociante de descendencia hispanica/latina, y para reconocer, promover y presevar esta herencia, se hace una designación honoraria de Cherokee Street como "Calle Cherokee."
Location. 38° 35.637′ N, 90° 13.793′ W. Marker is in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is at the intersection of Cherokee Street and California Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Cherokee Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2743 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. 2731 Cherokee Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 2817 Cherokee Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 2730-2734 Cherokee Street 2728 Cherokee Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 2818-2820 Cherokee Street (about 300 feet away); 3354 Iowa Avenue (about 300 feet away); 2822-2824 Cherokee (about 300 feet away); 2831-2835 Cherokee Street (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
Categories. • Hispanic Americans • Industry & Commerce •
Credits. This page was last revised on October 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 11, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 17 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 11, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.