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

1994

 
 
1994 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, October 22, 2019
1. 1994 Marker
Inscription.  A Workforce Diversity Program was developed with the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists to promote the employment of female and minority workers on the project.

Negotiations were begun to relocate the National Football League Los Angeles Rams to St. Louis.

Approximately 944,000 hours of craft labor were expended on the project this year.

August - A milestone was reached with the installation and anchoring of the first roof truss section that would support the 12-acre roof of the domed stadium.

November - The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Agency (OSHA) selected the project as one of only two in the nation to participate in its Voluntary Protection Program, allowing the Authority to monitor and self-regulate its enforcement of OSHA's health and safety standards on the project.
 
Erected by The St. Louis Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansLabor UnionsSportsWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1994.
 
Location.
1994 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, October 22, 2019
2. 1994 Marker
America's Center/Dome sign and the Four Seasons Hotel can be seen in the background
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38° 37.902′ N, 90° 11.216′ W. Marker is in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is on North Broadway just east of Convention Plaza, on the left when traveling south. 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. Robert J. Baer Plaza (a few steps from this marker); 1995 (a few steps from this marker); 1996 (a few steps from this marker); 1993 (a few steps from this marker); 1992 (a few steps from this marker); 1997 (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.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 29, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 175 times since then and 38 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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