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

1995

 
 
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By Jason Voigt, October 22, 2019
1. 1995 Marker
Inscription.  The Authority entered into a Relocation Agreement with the St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission, Football at the New Stadium, Inc., and the Los Angeles Rams Football Company, Inc., for the Rams to relocate to St. Louis.

Nearly 1.6 million hours of craft labor were expended on the project this year.

August - The Missouri State Auditor's Office issued a formal report covering the period from the Authority's creation through October 1994, finding no discrepancies - an unprecedented accomplishment for such a large and complex project.

November 12 - The first public function was held in the domed stadium as the new St. Louis Rams hosted the Carolina Panthers and defeated the visitors, 28-17, before an inaugural-day crowd of 66,000.

December 31 - The convention center expansion, including the domed stadium, St. Louis' newest landmark, was completed and fully prepared to host conventions and various types of sporting events.
 
Erected by The St. Louis Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority.
 
Location.
1995 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, October 22, 2019
2. 1995 Marker
LumiereLink building is in the background. The sign of the Four Seasons Hotel, which is part of Lumiere Place, is shown.
38° 37.898′ N, 90° 11.218′ W. Marker is in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is at the intersection of North Broadway and Convention Plaza, on the right when traveling north on North Broadway. Marker is located at Baer Plaza, next to the entrance of Lumiere Place casino (or what is known as the LumiereLink). It is east of The Dome at America's Center (formerly known as the Edward Jones Dome). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 801 North 4th Street, Saint Louis MO 63102, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1994 (a few steps from this marker); 1996 (a few steps from this marker); Robert J. Baer Plaza (a few steps from this marker); 1997 (a few steps from this marker); 1993 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1992 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1991 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1990 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
 
More about this marker. This is one of 9 markers located at Baer Plaza, which tell the story of the beginnings of America's Center and the Dome in chronological order.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 29, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 29, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 49 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 29, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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