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

3127 South Grand Boulevard

Built 1908

 
 
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By Devry Jones, October 7, 2018
1. 3127 South Grand Boulevard Marker
Inscription. Constructed by Henry Brocker based on designs by the architectural firm of Matthews & Clarke. Known as "The Rain Stick" building because of its first occupant, Louis Onimus' umbrella business. In the 1940s and 1950s, the building housed a Kroger grocery, which installed the existing blade sign and clock.
 
Location. 38° 36.125′ N, 90° 14.547′ W. Marker is in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is on South Grand Boulevard north of Hartford Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3127 South Grand Boulevard, Saint Louis MO 63118, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 3121-23 South Grand Boulevard (a few steps from this marker); 3137-39 South Grand Boulevard (within shouting distance of this marker); 3141-45 South Grand Boulevard (within shouting distance of this marker); 3101-13 South Grand Boulevard (within shouting distance of this marker); 3014-26 South Grand Boulevard (within shouting distance of this marker); 3609-13 Juniata Street (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 3163 South Grand Boulevard (about 500 feet away); 3159-61 South Grand Boulevard (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
 
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3127 South Grand Boulevard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, October 7, 2018
2. 3127 South Grand Boulevard Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 10, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 8, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 21 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 8, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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