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St. Louis, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Circa 1976

 
 
Circa 1976 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, October 15, 2019
1. Circa 1976 Marker
Sidewalk plaque
Inscription.  Imagine four towers soaring 26 to 51 stories above the corner of Washington and Seventh Streets. Only one of the envisioned Mercantile Center buildings became reality, which stands in front of you, and was completed in 1976.
 
Location. 38° 37.793′ N, 90° 11.437′ W. Marker is in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is on North 7th Street just south of Washington Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Marker is a sidewalk plaque that sits outside the 7th Street Parking Garage, and is across the street from the Thompson Coburn LLC building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 618 Washington Avenue, Saint Louis MO 63101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Circa 1910 (within shouting distance of this marker); Circa 1875 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Missouri Athletic Club (approx. 0.2 miles away); Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wainwright Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of First Mormon Meeting Place in St. Louis (approx.
Circa 1976 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, October 15, 2019
2. Circa 1976 Marker
0.2 miles away); Teenager Samuel Clemens (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Security Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
 
More about this marker. This is one of three sidewalk plaques along North 7th Street, which are part of the Mercantile Exchange (MX) District series.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 16, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 36 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 16, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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