St. Louis, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
The Dennis & Judith Jones Visitor and Education Center
You're en route to a Forest Park icon — the Dennis & Judith Jones Visitor and Education Center, operated by Forest Park Forever in partnership with Explore St. Louis.
Originally built in 1892 as the Lindell Pavilion Streetcar shelter, the Visitor Center is now a hub of info and activity for locals and tourists from 150+ countries. We're here to welcome and guide you — now and forever.
Erected by Forest Park Forever.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational Areas • Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1892.
Location. 38° 38.626′ N, 90° 16.999′ W. Marker is in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is on Grand Drive, 0.1 miles west of Cricket Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5595 Grand Drive, Saint Louis MO 63112, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. How Do We Divide Our Land? (a few steps from this marker); The Original Lindell Pavilion (within shouting distance of this marker); How Should People Gain Access to Their Park? How Will We Open Our City to the World? (within shouting distance of this marker); Are Trees and Lawns Enough? (within shouting distance of this marker); A Fair Legacy: The Zoo (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Should Park Space Serve Other Uses? (about 400 feet away); Can We Control Nature? (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 18, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 18, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.