William Loomstein, a former Russian Czar guard who endured the Great Depression, started anew as a purveyor of paint and hardware the same year the Empire State Building opened. The 3rd generation of Loomsteins sells glass, mirrors, windows and doors.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the U.S. Route 66 🛣️ series list.
Location. 38° 36.805′ N, 90° 18.998′ W. Marker is in Maplewood, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker is on Manchester Road (Missouri Route 100), on the right when traveling east. It is located, fittingly, in front of Empire Supply. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7286 Manchester Road, Saint Louis MO 63143, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fun Fair Park (a few steps from this marker); Chain Of Rocks Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); The Wedge (within shouting
More about this marker. This is part of the City of Maplewood's Route 66 Tribute and Memorial Plaques series.
Also see . . . History of Empire Supply (City of Maplewood's website). Some history of the classic Route 66 company in Maplewood. (Submitted on September 17, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 17, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 17, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.